A Qualitative Analysis of Composers at Work

  title={A Qualitative Analysis of Composers at Work},
  author={Ralf Nuhn and Barry Eaglestone and Nigel Ford and Adrian Moore and Guy J. Brown},
This paper presents an empirical study of electroacoustic music composers at work, using qualitative research methods. The study is based on experiments in which composers were commissioned to work on pieces using their own familiar software and hardware environments. Rich data was collected through multi-angle observations, interviews and artifacts produced. The paper presents the motivation for this research and reviews related work. Methodology and experimental design are then outlined… CONTINUE READING

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