The Darmstadt Definitions of Improvisation

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7 spontaneous answers to one question:
What is your definition of improvisation?

recorded at  13. Jazzforum conference
Darmstadt/Germany, 26.09.-28.09.2013

Prof. John Gennari (University of Vermont, Burlington/VT)
{m4a}Improv/def-improv-gennari{/m4a}

Prof.  Walter van de Leur (University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, NL)
{m4a}Improv/def-improv-van-de-leur{/m4a}

Prof.  Tony Whyton (University of Salford, Salford, UK)
{m4a}Improv/def-improv-whyton{/m4a}

in German

Dipl.Phys.Dr. Klaus Frieler (Jazzomat, Hochschule für Musik Weimar)
{m4a}Improv/def-improv-frieler{/m4a}


Prof.Dr.
Franz Kerschbaumer (Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Graz, A)
{m4a}Improv/def-improv-kerschbaumer{/m4a}

Dr.
Wolfram Knauer (Jazzinstitut Darmstadt)
{m4a}Improv/def-improv-knauer{/m4a}


Prof. Manfred Straka (Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Graz, A)
{m4a}Improv/def-improv-straka{/m4a}

©Michael Rüsenberg, 2013. Alle Rechte vorbehalten


 

The Frankfurt Definitions of Improvisation

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5 spontaneous answers to one question:
What is your definition of improvisation?

recorded at  sound thinking conference
Goethe University, Frankfurt/Germany, 30.05.-01.06.2013


Prof. Heiner Goebbels composer/director (Frankfurt) in German

{m4a}Improv/def-improv-goebbels-d{/m4a}

Bernhard Günter musician, soundartist (Koblenz)
{m4a}Improv/def-improv-gunter-a{/m4a}

Dr. Christoph Lischka sound-theorist, philosopher (Frankfurt)
{m4a}Improv/def-improv-lischka-d{/m4a}

Dr. Danko Nikolic (Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt)
{m4a}Improv/def-improv-nikolic{/m4a}

Prof. David Toop musician, author (London)
{m4a}Improv/def-improv-toop-lang{/m4a}

©Michael Rüsenberg, 2013. Alle Rechte vorbehalten





The Atlanta Definitions of Improvisation

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10 spontaneous answers to one question:
What is your definition of improvisation?

recorded at  The Improvising Brain symposium
Georgia State University, Atlanta/GA, April 8+9 2013,
except *

 
Prof. Philip Auslander (Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta/GA)*
{m4a}Improv/auslander-def-improv{/m4a}

Roger Beaty (University of North Carolina at Greensboro)
{m4a}Improv/beaty-def-improv{/m4a}

Dr. James Fidlon (University of Texas, Austin/TX)
{m4a}Improv/fidlon-def-improv{/m4a}

Chazz Gist (University of Alaska, Fairbanks)
{m4a}Improv/gist-def-improv{/m4a}

Andrew Goldman (University of Cambridge/UK)
{m4a}Improv/goldman-def-improv{/m4a}

Dr. Monika Herzig (Indiana University at Bloomington)
{m4a}Improv/herzig-def-improv{/m4a}

Christian Howes, violinist (Columbus/OH)
{m4a}Improv/howes-def-improv{/m4a}

Prof.Dr. Martin Norgaard (Georgia State University, Atlanta/GA)
{m4a}Improv/norgaard-def-improv{/m4a}

Iwan Wopereis (Open University of the Netherlands, Herlen/NL)
{m4a}Improv/wopereis-def-improv{/m4a}

Dr. Robert Zatorre (Montreal Neurological Institute)
{m4a}Improv/zatorre-def-improv{/m4a}

©Michael Rüsenberg, 2013. Alle Rechte vorbehalten


The Oxford Definitions of Improvisation

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17 spontaneous answers to one question:
What is your definition of improvisation?

James Andean (Sibelius Academy, Helsinki)
{m4a}interviews/aac/def-improv-andean{/m4a}

Prof. Clement Canonne (Université de Bourgongne, Dijon/F)
{m4a}interviews/aac/def-improv-canonne{/m4a}

Prof.Eric Clarke (Oxford University)
{m4a}interviews/aac/def-improv-clarke{/m4a}

Dr. Rachel Darnley-Smith (University of Roehampton, London)
{m4a}interviews/aac/def-improv-darnley-smith{/m4a}

Mark Doffman (Oxford University)
{m4a}interviews/aac/def-improv-doffman{/m4a}

Dr. Peter Elsdon (University of Hull)
{m4a}interviews/aac/def-improv-elsdon.1{/m4a}

Prof.Lydia Goehr (Columbia University, NYC)
{m4a}interviews/aac/def-improv-goehr{/m4a}

Andrew Goldman (phd candidate, University of Cambridge)
{mp3}interviews/aac/def-improv-goldman{/mp3}

Dan Goren (Oxford Brookes University)
{m4a}interviews/aac/def-improv-goren{/m4a}

Prof.
David Hargreaves (University of Roehampton, London)
{m4a}interviews/aac/def-improv-hargreaves{/m4a}

Marian Jago (phd candidate, York University, Toronto)
{m4a}interviews/aac/def-improv-jago{/m4a}

Prof. Eric Lewis (McGill University, Montreal)
{m4a}interviews/aac/def-improv-lewis-eric{/m4a}

Prof. George Lewis (Columbia University, NYC)
{m4a}interviews/aac/def-improv-lewis-george{/m4a}

Dr. Tom Perchard (Goldsmiths, University of London)
{m4a}interviews/aac/def-improv-perchard{/m4a}

Dr. Olivier Senn (Musikhochschule Luzern/CH) in German
{m4a}interviews/aac/def-improv-senn-01{/m4a}

Prof. John Sloboda (Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London)
{m4a}interviews/aac/def-improv-sloboda{/m4a}

Prof. Raymond MacDonald (University of Edinburgh)
{m4a}improv/macdonald-def-improv{/m4a}


©Michael Rüsenberg, 2012. Alle Rechte vorbehalten