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09.03.2017

QMUL’s Engagement and Enterprise Awards 2017

QMUL’s Engagement and Enterprise Awards 2017

Dr Marcus Pearce and Samantha Duffy won the Inspire Award in the Public Engagement Category at the QMUL’s Engagement and Enterprise Awards 2017 for their Steve Reich’s Clapping Music project

 

Steve Reich’s Clapping Music is a free iPhone/iPad app designed to engage audiences with a new music genre, using a novel interactive game-based approach.

Players learn to play an iconic minimalist composition, Clapping Music by Steve Reich.The aim was to inspire curiosity about a music genre that may previously have been unfamiliar to players, whilst collecting data to investigate what makes one rhythm more difficult to play than another.

CATEGORY: Research

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