Affective Trajectories in Acousmatic Music: An Identification Task for the Acousmatic Composer
Adam Karl Melzer

One of the most significant compositional challenges in acousmatic music is the ability of a composer to craft a desired affective trajectory. This paper explores an identification toolkit, designed for the acousmatic composer, as an exercise in recognition regarding links between material and affect. In turn, the identification toolkit is also investigated as a useful compositional reference for an acousmatic composer’s craft.

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