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Woche (with apologies to Ruttmann and Brock) (2019)
Digital Artefact
Barnard, M. (2019). Woche (with apologies to Ruttmann and Brock)

This composition represents an exploration and animation of an aesthetic framework outlined by the composer in previous research. The in-ear binaural method of recording and reproduction (and its headphone-based dissemination) is the focus of critica... Read More

The Piano Makers
Digital Artefact
Barnard, M. The Piano Makers

Furthering the research into the binaural method, and specifically the ‘ear-shot’ aesthetic, this piece also explores the evolving soundscape - more specifically, the disappearance of sounds and the significance of the recording process thereof. The... Read More

Closely Observed Trains
Digital Artefact
Barnard, M. Closely Observed Trains

The binaural method was employed to capture the sonority of the overground and underground railways in England. As the binaural method works under the premise of recording what is heard by the recordist, the capture of sonic environments becomes intu... Read More