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This chapter focuses on the concept, motivation, and creation of the Mobile Phone Orchestra (MoPhO), a first-of-its-kind repertoire-based ensemble founded in 2007 at Stanford University’s Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA) that uses powerful mobile phones as the primary musical instrument and platform. MoPhO demonstrates that mobile phone orchestras can provide exciting technological and artistic opportunities for new types of music-making. This chapter also discusses the experience of creating such an ensemble and describes MoPhO’s inaugural performances.
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