Research Publications

Book Chapters

• Barrett, N. 2011. Experiential listening, paradox, representation and phenomenology. Soundscape in the Arts.Notam. pp.141-151.
• Barrett, N. Sevaldson, B., 2011. Sound and architectural immersive spatial installations Barely: part- 1 and part-2. Site of Sound 2 anthology. Berlin: Errant Bodies Press. pp. 223-242.
• Barrett, N. 2007. Trends in electroacoustic composition. In: Collins, N. ed. The Cambridge Companion to Electronic Music. Cambridge University Press. pp. 232-255.
• Sevaldson, B., Barrett, N., Sotamaa, T., Hensel, M. 2003. Agora / Boundary Conditions. Developing Digital Architecture: 2002 FEIDAD Award. Prosper International Book. pp 35-37.

Peer-reviewed Papers

• Barrett, N., Jensenius, A R. 2016. The 'Virtualmonium': an instrument for classical sound diffusion over a virtual loudspeaker orchestra. Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression NIME'16. Brisbane, Australia.
• Barrett, N. 2016. A 3-D future loudspeaker orchestras emulated in higher-order Ambisonics. Proceeding of the International Computer Music Conference 2016. Utrecht, Netherlands.
• Barrett, N. 2016. A musical journey towards permanent high-density loudspeaker arrays. Computer Music Journal 40(3). In Press.
• Barrett, N., Mair, K. 2016. Listening to 3D topography data with interactive sonification. Proceedings of the 2nd Virtual Geoscience Conference, Bergen, Norway. 21-23 September 2016: 51-52
• Carpentier, T., Barrett, N., Gottfried, R., Noisternig; M. 2016. Holophonic sound in IRCAM's concert hall: technological and aesthetic practices. Computer Music Journal 40(3). In Press.
• Barrett, N. 2016. Interactive Spatial Sonification of Multidimensional Data for Composition and Auditory Display. Computer Music Journal 40(2):47-69
• Barrett, N. 2015. Investigations in coarticulated performance gestures using interactive parameter- mapping 3D. Proceedings, ICAD, Graz, Austria, 8th-10th July, 2015.
• Barrett, N. 2015. Creating tangible spatial-musical images from physical performance gestures. Proceedings, NIME'15, Louisiana State University, USA, May 31-June 3, 2015.
• Barrett, N., Karen, M. 2014. Aftershock: A science‚Äďart collaboration through sonification. Organised Sound, 19(1).
• Barrett, N. 2012. The perception, evaluation and creative application of high order ambisonics in contemporary music practice. IRCAM research text archive (invited paper).
• Barrett, N. Multi-channel Music Technology and the Aesthetics of Acoustic Space. Technology and Aesthetics. Notam 2011 (invited paper).
• Berge, S. Barrett, N. 2010. A new method for B-format to binaural transcoding. 40th International AES Conference: Spatial Audio: Sense the Sound of Space, Tokyo. AES-E-library.
20 • Berge, S. Barrett, N. 2010. High Angular Resolution Planewave Expansion. Proc. of the 2nd International Symposium on Ambisonics and Spherical Acoustics. IRCAM. Paris, France.
• Barrett, N. 2010. Kernel Expansion: a three-dimensional spatial composition combining different ambisonics spatialisation techniques. Proc. of the 2nd International Symposium on Ambisonics and Spherical Acoustics. IRCAM. Paris, France.
• Barrett, N. 2010. Ambisonics spatialisation and spatial ontology in an acousmatic context. Proc. from the Electroacoustic Music Studios conference. Shanghai, China.
• Barrett, N. 2004. Composition, performance and spatial hearing. Proc. from the Symposium on Music and Music Science. Stockholm: KTH
• Barrett, N. and Sevaldson, B. 2003. 'Agora: en undersokelse i lyd og rom'. AHO Year Book 2003, Oslo, 236-247.
• Barrett, N. 2004. Adsonore. Organised Sound, 1(2), pp 111-119
• Barrett, N. 2002. Spatio-musical composition strategies. Organised Sound, 7(3). pp 313-323.
• Barrett, N. & Hammer, O., 2001. Techniques for studying the spatio-temporal distribution of animal vocalisations in tropical wet forests. Bioacoustics, 12. pp 21-35.
• Barrett, N. 2000. A compositional methodology based on data extracted from natural phenomena.
Proc. of the International Computer Music Conference. pp 20-23.
• Barrett, N. 2000. 'Little Animals' compositional structuring processes. Computer Music Journal.
23(2).
• Barrett, N. & Hammer, O., 1998. Mimetic Dynamics. Organised Sound 3(3), pp 211-18

Other research texts

Barrett, N., Karen, M (2014). Musikk oppklarer jordskjelvmysterier. IN forskning.no
Barrett, N., Karen, M (2014). The music of earthquakes. IN sciencenordic.com
• Karen, M., Barrett, N. (2014). Sonification for geoscience: Listening to faults from the inside. EGU General Assembly (Vienna).
• Barrett, N. 2012. The perception, evaluation and creative application of high order ambisonics in contemporary music practice
• Barrett, N. 2011. Composition and mimesis of geological patterns and processes
• Barrett, N. 2009. Live electronics and changing compositional aesthetics
• Barrett, N. 2009. The 'Barely' project and thresholds of auditory experience

Music conference presentations and invited music research panels

2016

• ICMC (International Computer Music Conference), Utrecht, The Netherlands. Paper and concert presentation for my Virtualmonium electroacoustic music performance instrument.
• NIME (Conference of New Interfaces for Musical Expression), Brisbane, Australia. Paper presentation for my Virtualmonium electroacoustic music performance instrument.
• 'Speculations in Sound 2', research group meeting collaboration between CeReNeM at the University of Huddersfield and SARC at Queen's University Belfast, invited guest participant.
• VGC (2nd Virtual Geoscience Conference), Bergen, Norway. Paper presentation and interactive demo on musical sonification applications in geoscience.

2015

• InSonic Symposium, ZKM, Karlsruhe. Invited Keynote lecture in 3-D sound-art and composition.
• ICAD Conference 2015 (International Conference on Auditory Display). Poster and concert about
sonification for musical application.
• NIME Conference 2015 (New Instruments for Musical Expression). Poster and concert about sonification for musical application.

2014

• 'Life in 3D' Symposium, Edinburgh, UK. Invited Keynote presentation on 3-D sound-art.
• EGU (European Geosciences Union General Assembly), Vienna, Austria. Peer reviewed poster
presentation on musical sonification applications in geoscience.

2013

• SMC / SMAC (Sound and Music Computing), Stockholm, Sweden. Peer reviewed paper and concert presentation on my higher-order ambisonics compositional work.

2011

• Technology and Aesthetics, (Notam / NMH) Oslo. Invited panel discussion and concert.

2010

• Soundscape in the Arts, (Notam) Oslo. Invited panel discussion and concert.
• DAFX 2010, Graz, Austria. Invited concert performance.
• EMS 2010 conference, Shanghai, China. Peer reviewed paper presentation about the 'Barely' project (see artistic output).
• Second International Symposium on Ambisonics and Spherical Acoustics, Paris. Peer reviewed paper presentation and concert.

2008

• EMS08 conference, Paris. Peer reviewed presentation on my compositions.
• Integra conference, Birmingham. Presentation on my Integra commission and concert.

2005

• ICMC (International Computer Music Conference), Barcelona. Peer reviewed concert.

2004

• International Symposium on Music and Music Science, Stockholm. Invited guest presentation. • ISEA (International Symposium for Electronic Art), Finland. Peer reviewed installation.

2003

• ICMC (International Computer Music Conference), Gothenburg, Sweden. Peer reviewed concert. 2000
• ICMC (International Computer Music Conference), Berlin, Germany. Peer reviewed paper and concert.

1998

• ICMC (International Computer Music Conference), Michigan, USA. Peer reviewed concert. • Centro Ricerche Musicali, Rome. Invited presentation and concert.

1997

> • ICMC (International Computer Music Conference), Greece. Peer reviewed concert.

1995

• ICMC (International Computer Music Conference), Canada. Peer reviewed concert.
• ISEA (International Symposium for Electronic Art), Montreal, Canada. Peer reviewed concert.