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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Formed in 1964 in Long Island, New York, USA, the Illusion were a locally popular band in the same ‘blue-eyed soul’ scene that also produced more world-famous bands such as ...

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The Sound of Being There

Rolf Nordahl and Niels C. Nilsson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Interactive Audio

May 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Applied Music. 9211 words.

The concept “presence”—often defined as the sensation of “being there”—has received increasing attention in the last decades. Out of the many domains of application, presence is...

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Envisioning the Virtual

Brian Massumi.

in The Oxford Handbook of Virtuality

February 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Music and Media; Applied Music. 8580 words.

This chapter examines the status of the virtual in perception. As understood philosophically, the virtual (or “pure potentiality”) is strictly complementary to the actual, not in opposition...

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Short Octaves <i>müssen sein</i>!

Tom Beghin.

in The Virtual Haydn

May 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Applied Music. 16411 words.

Haydn wrote his 1765 Capriccio Hob. XVII:1 on “Acht Sauschneider müssen sein” (“It Takes Eight to Castrate a Boar”) for a keyboard with a “Viennese short octave.” Exactly this feature...

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