Research output: Non-textual formComposition


Viano is an interactive sonic-centric game for pianists and study for Electromyographic (EMG) data (muscle tension) in music composition. Through playing an acoustic piano, the performer affects the timbre of their instrument by interacting with a virtual piano. In addition, the performer can also use extended techniques (made possible via the use of a gestural interface – the Myo armband) to affect the DSP of their piano, compose and interact with the game. This investigation is framed by playing various 'stages' of the game. Ultimately, Viano aims to observe: If piano components were digital - what sounds would they make? What extended techniques can be made possible through digitally augmenting the acoustic piano instrument?

Bibliographical metadata

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationUniversity of Nottingham
Publication statusPublished - 18 Sep 2019
EventAudio Mostly - University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Event duration: 18 Sep 201920 Sep 2019
Conference number: 2019