Immersivity in Music Performance: with original Compositions

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The aim of this study is to critically investigate immersivity in music performance. It will evaluate how the combination of the performance space, musical material and delivery methods can produce unique and valuable sonic experiences to an audience. This investigative process hopes to highlight what compositional and spatial characteristics define this performance paradigm, with the goal to provide a taxonomy of key characteristics which creators must consider when devising an immersive music performance.
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • University of Hertfordshire
  • Blinko, Timothy, Supervisor
  • Aisher, Bruce, Supervisor
Award date7 Mar 2023
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2023


  • Immersive Music
  • Performance
  • Proximity
  • Envelopment
  • Sound Processing
  • Visual Processing
  • Audience Engagement
  • Practice-Based
  • Practice-Led
  • Spatial Music
  • Sound Diffusion
  • Acousmatic Music
  • Electroacoustic Music
  • Soundscape Music
  • Binaural Audio
  • Surround-Sound
  • Ambisonics
  • Object-Based Audio
  • Mono
  • Stereophony
  • Phantom Imaging
  • Soundstage
  • Soundfield


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