Document Type

Conference Paper

Publication Details

Burt, W. A. (2007). Cellular automata as spectra: beyond sonification into composition. In A. Riddell & A. Thorogood (Eds.), Australasian Computer Music Conference (pp. 27-33). Canberra: The Australian National University.


Far from being a recent invention, cross-disciplinary thinking in the arts goes back at least to ancient Greece. The more recent history of cross-disciplinary thinking in music is referred to, and the author’s own history of cross-disciplinary work is considered. The point is made that music and sound works should be co-equal partners in any collaborative relationship, and the necessity for new venues for this work is discussed

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Australasian Computer Music Association