Music and Drama research

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In Sync - breaking down barriers to play music

Professor Ed Hughes and his Music Department colleagues have developed an app to help young orchestra ensembles follow a musical score with confidence and success.

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The digital pioneers unlocking music making for the masses

As Professor of Future Music at the University of Sussex, Thor Magnusson’s research into live coding and sonic writing is inspiring the next wave of technological experimentation and introducing a new generation to composing and computer science.

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“My students ask me to do magic”

Dr Augusto Corrieri, lecturer in Drama, Theatre and Performance, talks about his book, “In Place of a Show: What happens inside theatres when nothing is happening”, and his alter ego, disillusioned illusionist, Vincent Gambini.

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Dr Thor Magnusson, senior lecturer in Music, describes how digital technologies are transforming our experience of music.



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