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Morphology of the Amorphous: Spatial texture, motion and words

Nystrom, E. ORCID: 0000-0003-3628-540X (2017). Morphology of the Amorphous: Spatial texture, motion and words. Organised Sound, 22(3), pp. 336-344. doi: 10.1017/s1355771817000498


On reflection upon my own experience as a composer in theory and practice, I find that terms not only define but also propose. In finding words for spatial texture, I have discovered that spatial texture itself is always proposing: motion of sound suggests texture of space. The texture of space creates an elusive materiality. Form is no better than formlessness.

Publication Type: Article
Additional Information: This article has been published in a revised form in Organised Sound This version is free to view and download for private research and study only. Not for re-distribution, re-sale or use in derivative works. © Cambridge University Press 2017
Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > M Music
Departments: School of Communication & Creativity > Performing Arts > Music
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