The Orpheus Institute regularly issues new publications to present and share research findings and to pass on the benefits to other researchers, professional practitioners and the wider community. Research and artistic realisations (performances, compositions, etc.) can be presented in digital media as well as printed texts. They meet high international scientific standards and hold the GPRC-label (Guaranteed Peer Reviewed Content).

Orpheus Institute Series

2013 - ...

This series of peer-reviewed publications - launched in 2013 - encompasses monographs by Research Fellows and associates of the Orpheus Institute, compilations of lectures, texts and performances from seminars and study days, and edited volumes on topics arising from work at the institute. Research can be presented in digital media as well as printed texts. As a whole, the series is meant to enhance and advance discourse in the field of artistic research in music and to generate future work in this emerging and vital area of study.

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Collaborative publications

2017 - ...

Artistic and academic outcomes by our researchers published in collaboration with other publishers.

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ORCiM Series

2009 - 2011

This series of four books explicitly ‘zooms in’ on studies that take artistic practice as their point of departure and deals with questions and challenges that arise from that practice. With this publication series, the Orpheus Institute helped to develop a discipline-specific discourse in the field of artistic research in music, while at the same time acted as a springboard for future research in this young but fascinating area.

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Web publications

2009 - ...

Within the global framework of Orpheus Institute’s research and publishing activities this series of web-based publications is a flexible and necessary complement to the other Orpheus Institute's series. The series represents an interesting variety of valuable research reports and unique source materials. The texts are commissioned by the Orpheus Research Centre.

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Collected Writings of the Orpheus Institute Series

1999 - 2014

The 'Collected Writings of the Orpheus Institute' series started in 1999 and was Orpheus Institute's first publication series. The 12 publications in this series contain musical testimonies and music-theoretical reflections with a strong emphasis on musical practice.

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2020 - ...

ECHO is a new online, open access, peer-reviewed journal that exists to share creative work and understanding in the common space at the intersection of music, thought and technology.

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