That a violin or a flute is a musical instrument seems unquestionable. We have used these objects for generations to produce sounds. But what about objects, environments and processes that were not primarily musically motivated and are now used quite naturally for making music and for auditory creation?

CDC Questions

by Magdalena Lanman Niese

“We believe that we are able to totally control the sound and structure of music with the help of digital technology and its possibilities. One may think we can control musical structures (…). But this control is not manageable. The musical artefact which is created goes beyond the digital because it is not constricted (…).”