Article of the Day: Selections from USpace
The mission of USpace, the University of Utah’s Institutional Repository is to collect, maintain, preserve, record, and provide access to the intellectual capital and output of the University of Utah, to reflect the University’s excellence, and to share that work with others. The University’s excellence emanates through a range of venues including its teaching, research and service. While research is sometimes thought of in terms of scientific laboratories, clinics, journal articles and books, it also occurs within studios devoted to art, music, and movement with outcomes such as paintings, sculptures and performances. One such example of this is De metal y madera: for flute, cello, percussion, and electronics. Written in 1999 by Professor Miguel Chuaqui, the musical score represents a culmination of his research interests which include “collaborations with colleagues in areas as diverse as Modern Dance (interactive dance systems) and the School of Medicine (interactive software development for therapeutic musical applications).” While reading the score in USpace, you can listen to a brief performance. This kind of research represents a growing area for USpace as we look toward fulfilling our goal of collecting, maintaining, preserving, recording and providing access to the intellectual capital of the University of Utah.