Collection : Orpheus Institute Series, Leuven University Press

The Orpheus Institute Series encompasses monographs by fellows and associates of the Orpheus Institute, compilations of lectures and texts from seminars and study days, and edited volumes on topics arising from work at the Institute. Research can be presented in digital media as well as printed texts. As a whole, the series is meant to enhance and advance discourse in the field of artistic research in music and to generate future work in this emerging and vital area of study. The Orpheus Institute Series combines the previous series, Collected Writings of the Orpheus Institute, and its subseries, Orpheus Research Centre in Music Series.

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Artistic Research in Music: Discipline and Resistance
Artists and Researchers at the Orpheus Institute
Twenty years ago the Orpheus Institute was founded in Ghent to pursue research through the practice of musicians; thus the Orpheus Institute is of the same generation as the field it was established to explore.



Composing under the Skin
The Music-making Body at the Composer's Desk
Paul Craenen
Composer Paul Craenen explores ways in which the musician’s body is revealed in musical performance.



Sound and Score
Essays on Sound, Score, and Notation
This volume brings together music expertise from prominent international researchers and performers to explore the intimate relations between sound and score and the artistic possibilities that this relationship yields for performers, composers and listeners.



Experimental Systems
Future Knowledge in Artistic Research
In the sciences, the experimental approach has proved its worth in generating what subsequently requires understanding. Can the emergent field of artistic research be inspired by recent thinking about the history and workings of science?






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