Music as an Art of the Event

The Possibilities of Artistic Research and Practice

Germán Toro Pérez
What is “artistic research”? Taking today’s artistic practice as his starting point (with particular reference to contemporary music), Toro Pérez discusses how far artistic research can be taken as an indicator of the vicissitudes of contemporary artistic practice, of its concerns and potential, and how it positions itself with regard to science on the one hand and to artistic practice on the other. In decreasing order of importance, Toro Pérez examines topics such as “artistic research”, “musical form” and “the relationship between music and language”. He concludes with remarks on the developmental potential of new music.

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