David Wessel’s Slabs: a case study in Preventative Digital Musical Instrument Conservation

@inproceedings{Freed2016DavidWS,
  title={David Wessel’s Slabs: a case study in Preventative Digital Musical Instrument Conservation},
  author={A. Freed},
  booktitle={SMC 2016},
  year={2016}
}
  • A. Freed
  • Published in SMC 2016
  • Art
  • David Wessel's Slabs is being conserved as an important element of CNMAT's collection of electronic music and computer music instruments and controllers. This paper describes the strategies being developed to conserve the instrument and how we are reaching for the goals of both maintaining the symbolic value of the instrument as a prize-winning, highly-regarded example of the "composed instrument" paradigm and "use value" as an example students and scholars can interact with to develop their… CONTINUE READING

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