After too many months and a long story that will one day make it into a comic strip, the ERC COSMOS project piano, a Bösendorfer Disklavier 280VC ENSPIRE Pro, has arrived from Vienna in Paris this morning. The 9-foot, 500 kg grand instrument made a dent in the floor outside Studio 5, quickly patched up […]
Opening keynote at WOCMAT Taipei, the International Workshop on Computer Music and Audio Technology, hosted this year by the National Tsing Hua University in Hsinchu.
Deborah Lopatin interviews Elaine Chew in IRCAM’s .Research News on her joining the Sciences and Technologies for Music and Sound (UMR9912 / STMS) Laboratory at IRCAM, connecting musical structures and cardiac arrhythmias, reconciling research with being a musician, and the place of women in research. Read the interview at www.ircam.fr/article/detail/structures-musicales-et-arythmie-cardiaque.Interview in EN (original) and FR […]
The Exploratory Seminar on Music and the Heart: From Mathematics to the Mind took place 17-18 November 2019 at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard. The seminar was led by Elaine Chew, former Radcliffe Fellow and PI of the ERC project COSMOS at the CNRS – UMR9912/STMS (IRCAM), and Pier Lambiase, Professor of […]
Photos and video snippets from the Heart & Music: Stolen Rhythms concert event featuring an introduction to arrhythmia by Pier Lambiase and piano concert by Elaine Chew featuring music based on stolen rhythms.
Seventeen years ago, I was invited by Michel Fingerhut to attend the 3rd ISMIR (International Conference on Music Information Retrieval) at IRCAM. It was my first introduction to the institution. I also met my first postdoc, Anja Volk, now a prominent member of the ISMIR community at this ISMIR. In an email to senior members […]
Talk by Pier Lambiase and Concert by Elaine Chew Sunday, 17 November 2019, 3pm @ MIT Killian Hall Free and open to the public Reserve a Seat | Source Heart & Music explores the connections between music and heart rhythms. Conceived as an arts-science-medicine event at the intersection of music and cardiology, it forms a vanguard […]
The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University hosts our Exploratory Seminar on Music and the Heart on 17-18 November 2019. The seminar will convene an interdisciplinary group of experts for two days of discussion and reflection, and is timed to coincide with the Dario Robleto exhibit featuring the oldest known recording of a […]
Musical Structures, Performances, and Arrhythmias Date/Time: Thursday, 21 November 2019, 5:30pmLocation: MIT Room 4-270Street address: 182 Memorial Drive, Cambridge MA 02139, USA AbstractMusical performance is widely regarded to be one of the most breathtaking feats of human intelligence, but the nature of this creative act remains illusive and studies on expressive performance still lag behind […]
Elaine Chew to perform Boulez’s Piano Sonata No.1 and variations based on cardiac arrhythmias, and lecture on where musical structures live at the “Around Bernard Lubat” Day. Lubat and OMax to co-create hybrid improvisation based on the virtual Boulez derived from Chew’s performance.