Author Archives: davidhirstmusic

About davidhirstmusic

Electroacoustic music composer and educator.

“Imaginacão de Viseu” (Imaginations of Viseu)

“Imaginacão de Viseu” (Imaginations of Viseu) * (2016) – an electroacoustic music work selected by an international panel for inclusion in VISEU RURAL 2.0 // SONIC EXPLORATIONS OF A RURAL ARCHIVE: This international competition invited electroacoustic musicians/composers and sound artists from around the world to produce sound works based on the Viseu Rural 2.0 archive, one that is being collected and archived by Binaural/Nodar with recordings of rural contexts from the Municipality of Viseu (Viseu Dão Lafões, Portugal).

Paper presented at the TENOR 2015 Conference in Paris

Hirst, D. (2015) Automated Representations of Temporal Aspects of Electroacoustic Music : Recent Experiments Using Perceptual Models. Proceedings of the first International Conference on Technologies for Music Notation and Representation – TENOR 2015. 28-30 May 2015 – Paris – France. pp 180-189.

Paper presented at ACMC 2014

Presented the paper: “Determining Sonic Activity In Electroacoustic Music” at the Australasian Computer Music Conference 2014. Hosted by The Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) and the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (MCM). 9 – 13 July 2014. Conference Proceedings is available via the Papers link here:



Album out on iTunes

My album “The Shape of Water” is now available on iTunes, and will soon appear on Spotify, Rhapsody, emusic, MediaNet, Inprodicon, Amazon MP3, 24-7, Omnifone, Rumblefish, Rdio, Muve Music,, Slacker Radio, WiMP:

On iTunes:

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