David Thomas Cotter, Collaborative Creativity in Classical Guitar Performance: ‘Reassessing the Role of Accompanist’ (PhD, University of Cambridge), in progress

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 Author:  Cotter, David Thomas 
 Title:  Collaborative Creativity in Classical Guitar Performance: ‘Reassessing the Role of Accompanist’ 
 Degree, institution:  PhD, University of Cambridge 
 Status, year:  in progress 
 Supervisor(s):  Professor John Rink 
 General specialism:  Musicology: Performance Studies  
 Content, timeframe:  1795-present 
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Accompaniment; Classical guitar; Collaboration; Creativity; Ensemble performance; Expressiveness; Flow; Gesture; Improvisation; Live performance; Phenomenology; Physicality of performance; Practice-led research; Virtual reality
University of Cambridge
Classical, Classical guitar, Guitar, Piano
 Summary (provisional):  Building a database of classical guitar accompaniments from 1795 to the present day, identifying how the instrument’s unique affordances and characteristics possess suitability for accompaniment, and exploring how embodied, musical and visual performative devices (both existing and innovative) can convey aesthetic intentions.