Contexts of Collaborative Musical Experiences

  title={Contexts of Collaborative Musical Experiences},
  author={Tina Blaine and Sidney S. Fels},
We explore a variety of design criteria applicable to the creation of collaborative interfaces for musical experience. The main factor common to the design of most collaborative interfaces for novices is that musical control is highly restricted, which makes it possible to easily learn and participate in the collective experience. Balancing this trade off is a key concern for designers, as this happens at the expense of providing an upward path to virtuosity with the interface. We attempt to… 
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