Ross Kirk

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This paper describes recent work which challenges the predominance of the WIMP (Windows-Icons-Menus-Pointers) computer interface for use in real-time situations. The results of the work have implications for the design of user-interfaces for real-time control tasks (of which musical performance and experimentation are clear examples). This paper describes(More)
The paper describes the use of the MIDIGRID and MIDICREATOR systems with a range of transducers and interface devices in music therapy. This opens up new possibilities, as well as new challenges in the way in which such technology may be used in therapy. The paper includes a discussion of the role of music therapy, together with some case histories(More)
MidiGrid is a computer-based musical instrument, primarily controlled with the computer mouse, which allows live performance of MIDI-based musical material by mapping 2-dimensional position onto musical events. Since its invention in 1987, it has gained a small, but enthusiastic, band of users, and has become the primary instrument for several people with(More)