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 New,The Oxford Handbook of Critical Improvisation Studies, Volume 2

  • Editor: Lewis, George E.
  • Editor: Piekut, Benjamin

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Contents

  • Preface to Volume II
  • Introduction
  • George E. Lewis and Benjamin Piekut
  • I. Cities
  • 1. Improvisation Technology as Mode of Redesigning the Urban
  • Christopher Dell and Ton Matton
  • 2. Lots Will Vary in the Available City
  • David P. Brown
  • 3. Improvising the Future in Post-Katrina New Orleans
  • Eric Porter
  • II. Creativities
  • 4. Billy Connolly, Daniel Barenboim, Willie Wonka, Jazz Bastards, and the Universality of Improvisation
  • Raymond MacDonald and Graeme Wilson
  • 5. A Computationally Motivated Approach to Cognition Studies in Improvisation
  • Brian Magerko
  • 6. A Consciousness-based Look at Spontaneous Creativity
  • Ed Sarath
  • 7. In the Beginning, There Was Improvisation
  • Bruce Ellis Benson
  • III. Musics
  • 8. Landmarks in the Study of Improvisation: Perspectives from Ethnomusicology
  • Bruno Nettl
  • 9. Saving Improvisation: Hummel and the Free Fantasia in the Early Nineteenth Century
  • Dana Gooley
  • 10. Negotiating Freedom and Control in Composition: Improvisation and Its Offshoots, 1950 to 1980
  • Sabine Feisst
  • 11. Musical Improvisation: Play, Efficacy, and Significance
  • A. J. Racy
  • 12. Improvisation in Freestyle Rap
  • Ellie M. Hisama
  • 13. Speaking of the I-Word
  • Leo Treitler
  • IV. Writings
  • 14. Modernist Improvisations
  • Rob Wallace
  • 15. Diversity and Divergence in the Improvisational Evolution of Literary Genres
  • Jennifer D. Ryan
  • 16. Improvisatory Practices and the Dawn of the New American Cinema
  • Sara Villa
  • 17. Brilliant Corners: Improvisation and Practices of Freedom in Sent for You Yesterday
  • Walton Muyumba
  • 18. Improvisation in Contemporary Experimental Poetry
  • Hazel Smith
  • V. Media
  • 19. Subjective Computing and Improvisation
  • D. Fox Harrell
  • 20. Improvisation and Interaction, Canons and Rules, Emergence and Play
  • Simon Penny
  • 21. Imposture as Improvisation: Living Fiction
  • Antoinette LaFarge
  • 22. Role-Play, Improvisation, and Emergent Authorship
  • Celia Pearce
  • 23. Bodies, Border, Technology: The Promise and Perils of Telematic Improvisation
  • Adriene Jenik
  • 24. She Stuttered: Mapping the Spontaneous Middle
  • Sher Doruff
  • VI. Technologies
  • 25. Live Algorithms for Music: Can Computers Be Improvisers?
  • Michael Young and Tim Blackwell
  • 26. Improvisation of the Masses: Anytime, Anywhere Mobile Music
  • Ge Wang