Moved to the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music

From January 2016, my position as Honorary Associate Professor and Principal Fellow in Music has been moved to the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music at the Faculty of VCA and MCM, the University of Melbourne. See:

http://vca-mcm.unimelb.edu.au/staff/davidhirst

 

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“Imaginacão de Viseu” (Imaginations of Viseu)

“Imaginacão de Viseu” (Imaginations of Viseu) * (2016) – an electroacoustic music work selected by an international panel for inclusion in VISEU RURAL 2.0 // SONIC EXPLORATIONS OF A RURAL ARCHIVE: This international competition invited electroacoustic musicians/composers and sound artists from around the world to produce sound works based on the Viseu Rural 2.0 archive, one that is being collected and archived by Binaural/Nodar with recordings of rural contexts from the Municipality of Viseu (Viseu Dão Lafões, Portugal).

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Paper presented at the TENOR 2015 Conference in Paris

Hirst, D. (2015) Automated Representations of Temporal Aspects of Electroacoustic Music : Recent Experiments Using Perceptual Models. Proceedings of the first International Conference on Technologies for Music Notation and Representation – TENOR 2015. 28-30 May 2015 – Paris – France. pp 180-189.

http://tenor2015.tenor-conference.org/papers/28-Hirst-PerceptualModels.pdf

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Spectral variations 4 for Francesca performed

Spectral Variations 4 (for Francesca) (2015) – an electroacoustic music work on fixed medium selected by peer review for its first performance at the Australasian Computer Music Conference, Sydney, November 2015.

http://acmc2015.net/?page_id=127

Listen to the work on Soundcloud:

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Paper from ICMC 2014

My paper The Use of Rhythmograms in the Analysis of Electro-acoustic Music, with Application to Normandeau’s Onomatopoeias Cycle. Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference 2014. Athens, Greece, 14-20 Sept, 2014. pp 248-253, is available from

http://quod.lib.umich.edu/i/icmc/bbp2372.2014.039/1

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Paper presented at ACMC 2014

Presented the paper: “Determining Sonic Activity In Electroacoustic Music” at the Australasian Computer Music Conference 2014. Hosted by The Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) and the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (MCM). 9 – 13 July 2014. Conference Proceedings is available via the Papers link here:

http://acma.asn.au/conferences/acmc-2014/

 

 

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Album out on iTunes

My album “The Shape of Water” is now available on iTunes, and will soon appear on Spotify, Rhapsody, emusic, MediaNet, Inprodicon, Amazon MP3, 24-7, Omnifone, Rumblefish, Rdio, Muve Music, Bloom.fm, Slacker Radio, WiMP:

On iTunes:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/the-shape-of-water/id868097395?ign-mpt=uo%3D4

Also available on spotify:

https://open.spotify.com/album/5Zl6onUjEiC3k6hkqi0sea

 

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The Shape of Water Video

Just released is my new video music work called The Shape of Water.

The Shape of Water from David Hirst on Vimeo.

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Moving to the VCA

http://vca.unimelb.edu.au/bfamusicinteractive_composition_slider_9

Have been appointed Associate Professor and Honorary Principal Fellow at the School of Contemporary Music at the Faculty of VCA and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. See:

http://vca.unimelb.edu.au/contemporary_music

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NMA Magazine Index

NMA 1  NMA 6

NMA Magazine series 1-10 appeared from 1982 to 1992. Rainer Linz maintains an index of the issues, and Shame File Music provides downloads of the companion music, or you can purchase CDs of the music from them.

My articles and pieces appear in issues 1 and 6.

NMA 9  NMA 10

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