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Interdisciplinary Research Excellence

MRW12: The Science of Music (HAWK Demonstration) Event

Time:
11:45 - 12:45
Date:
6 February 2012
Venue:
Building 52, Turner Sims

Event details

See how the same motion capture that was used to make 'Lord of the Rings' is being used to understand the different ways in which musicians use their hands to play the piano.

http://www.davidowennorris.com/

The Science of Music - H.A.W.K. Demonstration (Hand and Wrist Kinematics)

Professor David Owen Norris and Dr Cheryl Metcalf

Time: 11.45am - 12.15pm

See how the same motion capture that was used to make 'Lord of the Rings' is being used to understand the different ways in which musicians use their hands to play the piano.

Video clip here: University of Southampton Youtube Channel

H.A.W.K. on the BBC: Southampton pianists scanned using new technique

Press Release: January 2012

A light lunch will be available after the demonstration and there will also be a performance at 1pm that you are invited to stay for: 1796 Broadwood Inaugural Concert

To register your interest in attending, please email interdisciplinary@southampton.ac.uk

This event is part of Multidisciplinary Research Week which is happening here at the University of Southampton from Monday February 6 to Friday February 10, 2012.

The programme brochure can be viewed here: BROCHURE AS PDF

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