Kapps Freed: Caring to Explore, Daring to Imagine and Sharing an Australian legacy of pianism and electronic music

Presented by Cat Hope (Monash University), Stuart James (Edith Cowan University) and Gabriella Smart (Independent artist).

This presentation provides a research overview of the composition 'Kapps Freed' (2017) for piano and electronics by  Cat Hope. It includes persepectives of the pianist, the electronics programmer and the composer herself. The work draws on the experiments of Australian composer Percy Grainger and the legacy of his childhood piano, reimagined by Graingers experiments in electronic music and it's notation.