Carl Unander-Scharin: Publications (CDs, LPs, scholarly texts, and more)

  Carl Unander-Scharin, Publications:

(A. Peer-reviewed original articles; B. Peer-reviewed conference contributions; C. Monograph; D. Books and book chapters, CD recordings and printed music; E. Popular science publications including books/presentations (equivalent to essays); F. Artistic arrangements/artistic works (e.g. exhibitions, concerts and performances) 

A. Peer-reviewed original articles

1. Unander-Scharin, C., Unander-Scharin, Å. Robocygne - dancing life into an Animal-Human-Machine. Forthcoming in Leonardo, Vol. 49, No. 3 (2016). Leonardo Journal for Arts, Science and Technology, MIT Press, USA.

2. Unander-Scharin, C., Unander-Scharin, Å, Höök, K: The Vocal Chorder - Empowering Opera Singers with a Large Interactive Instrument. Full paper In Proceedings of the 32nd annual ACM conference on Human factors in computing systems (pp. 1001–1010). ACM, New York, © 2014.

– The Vocal Chorder was presented in the “Demo Hour” section of the September–October 2014 issue of Interactions.

Demo hour. Interactions, 2014, 21.5: 6–9. ACM, New York, USA © 2014.

– The Vocal Chorder was featured in the "How Was It Made" section of the November-December 2014 issue of Interactions. How was it Made. Interactions, 2014, 21.6: 14-15. ACM, New York, USA © 2014.

3. Elblaus, L., Unander–Scharin, C., Unander–Scharin, Å. (2014).

Singing Interaction: Embodied Instruments for Musical Expression in Opera. In Leonardo Music Journal, LMJ24, pages 7–12 © ISAST 2014 (All authors contributed in equal parts to the writing of the article)

4. Elblaus, L., Hansen, K. F., & Unander–Scharin, C. (2012).

Artistically directed prototyping in development and in practice. In Journal of New Music Research 2012, Vol. 41, No. 4, pp. 377–387. © 2012 Routledge/ Taylor & Francis.

B. Peer-reviewed conference contributions

1. Elblaus L., Unander-Scharin, Å, Unander-Scharin C. (2016).

Which scenic subjects may emerge when interacting with machines through vocal and bodily virtuosity?

In Carpa 5, vol 45, Artistic Research in Action (Helsinki Theatre Academy, 2016)

2. Elblaus L., Unander-Scharin, Å, Unander-Scharin C. (2016).

New Scenic Subjects: Explorations of a System of Autonomous On-Stage Observers. Forthcoming in CHI'16 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems

3. Unander–Scharin, C., Unander–Scharin, Å., Höök, K., & Elblaus, L. (2014).

Interacting with the Vocal Chorder: Re–Empowering the Opera Diva. In CHI'14 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 603–606). ACM, New York, USA © 2014.

4. Unander–Scharin, C., Höök, K., & Elblaus, L. (2013).

The Throat III: Disforming Operatic Voices through a Novel Interactive Instrument. In CHI'13 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 3007–3010). ACM, New York, USA © 2013.

5. Unander-Scharin, C.& Å. Excerpts from the Artistic Process of Artificial Body Voices. (2013)

In Carpa 4, vol 44, Artistic Research in Action (Helsinki Theatre Academy, 2013)

6. Unander–Scharin, C. & Unander–Scharin, Å.  (2013).

Sensory Digital Intonation. The impact of artistic intuition and experience when fine–tuning digital artifacts. In Artistic Research in Action, Proceedings, the 3rd colloquium on artistic research in performing arts CARPA 3, Theatre Academy, Helsinki 2013. 

7. Elblaus, L., Hansen, K. F., & Unander–Scharin, C. (2011).

Exploring the design space: Prototyping “The Throat v3” for the Elephant Man Opera. In Proceedings of SMC 2011 - 8th Sound and Music Computing Conference, Padova, Italy 2011.

 

C. Monograph

Unander-Scharin, C. (2014).

Extending Opera-Artist- led Explorations in Operatic Practice through Interactivity and Electronics. Ph. D. Dissertation. KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm , 2014)

  

D. Books and book chapters, CD recordings and printed music

Unander-Scharin, C, tenor (2016). CD recording, Sixten: St John passion. Ictus, CD IMP1619

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (2014). Printed Music, Saligprisning. Gehrmans Musikförlag, Stockholm

Unander-Scharin, C, tenor (2012) CD recording in JS Bach: h-moll mässan, LVE-8, Lunds Vokal Ensemble, Lund

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (2012), printed music: "En annan" in Svenska operaarior 1874-2009 Sopran och piano, Edition Suecia, Stockholm

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (2012), printed music: "Psykotiska Tillstånd" in Svenska operaarior 1874-2009 Sopran och piano, Edition Suecia, Stockholm

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (2012), printed music: "Empatiaria" in Svenska operaarior 1874-2009 Mezzo och piano, Edition Suecia, Stockholm

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (2012), printed music: "Machos Skrytaria" in Svenska operaarior 1874-2009 Tenor och piano, Edition Suecia, Stockholm

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (2012), printed music: "Papegojduett" in Svenska operaduetter och ensembler 1873-2013, Edition Suecia, Stockholm

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (2012), printed music: "Jordemors arioso" in Svenska operaarior 1874-2009 Mezzo och piano, Edition Suecia, Stockholm

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (2012), printed music: "Mitt Huvud" in Svenska operaarior 1874-2009 Baryton och piano, Edition Suecia, Stockholm

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (2012), printed music: "Smärtfågeln" in Svenska operaarior 1874-2009 Baryton och piano, Edition Suecia, Stockholm

Unander-Scharin, C, composer  (2008) CD recording in "Stockholms gosskör live". Nosag CD 155, Nosag Records, Stockholm, Sweden.

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (2007). Printed Music, To The Unknown God. Gehrmans Musikförlag, Stockholm

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (2007). Printed Music, Djupt under dagens yta. Gehrmans Musikförlag, Stockholm

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (2007) In "40 summers of Opera". dBCD116-119, dB Productions, Malmö, Sweden.

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (2005). Printed Music, Spiritual Excercises. Gehrmans Musikförlag, Stockholm

Unander-Scharin, C, tenor (2003). CD recording in Henk Badings ”Liedercyklus”, FRCD008, Footprint records, Gothenburg, Sweden. 

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (2001). Printed Music, Predikaren. Gehrmans Musikförlag

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (2001) Printed Music, Hummelhonung, Opera in two acts. Gerhmans Musikförlag, Stockholm.

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (2000) CD contribution, in "Dalila Soberana” Anagram CD4, Anagram Records, Stockholm, Sweden.

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (2000) contribution in "MA Numminen Highlights"

Unander-Scharin, C, arranger (1999). Printed Music: Bach's "Bist du bei mir". Gehrmans Musikförlag, Stockholm

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (1999): CD album, "Figurer i ett landskap”, EORCD001, Electronic Opera Records, Stockholm, Sweden.

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (1998): CD album, ”Tokfursten”, CAPCD 22046, Caprice Records, Stockholm, Sweden

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (1998) Printed Music, Lysistrate, Opera in one act. Gerhmans Musikförlag, Stockholm

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (1998). Printed Music, Tx Meister Eckhart . Gehrmans Musikförlag, Stockholm

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (1998). Printed Music, Mässa vid höst, Gehrmans Musikförlag, Stockholm

Unander-Scharin, C, tenor (1997) CD recording, in Nils Lindberg ”Carpe Diem”, LBCD0024, Ladybird Records, Stockholm Sweden.

Unander-Scharin, C, tenor (1996) CD Recording in Bach Actus Tragicus,  Forked Fingers CD 001, Forked Fingers production, Stockholm, Sweden.

Unander-Scharin, C, tenor (1993) CD recording in Ingvar Lidholm ”Ett Drömspel”, CAP22029, Caprice Records, Stockholm, Sweden

Unander-Scharin, C, tenor (1991) CD recording in Piae Cantiones, MSCD 201, Musica Sveciae Records, Stockholm, Sweden.

Unander-Scharin, C, tenor (1991) CD recording in The royal court of the Vasa Kings, MSCD202, Musica Sveciae Records, Stockholm, Sweden.

Unander-Scharin, C, tenor (1990) CD recording in Andeliga sånger, MSCD115, Musica Svecia Records, Stockholm, Sweden.

Unander-Scharin, C, tenor (1989) CD recording in "The splendours of Felicity", MSCD 904, Musica Sveciae Records, Stockholm, Sweden.

Unander-Scharin, C, tenor (1988) CD recording in Stellan Sagvik: Efter passionen.  NOSAGCD008, Nosag Records, Stockholm, Sweden

 

E. Popular science publications including books/presentations (equivalent to essays)

Unander-Scharin, C (2015) Lecture Demonstration under V-A dagen, Vetenskap och Allmänhet. Münchenbryggeriet, Stockholm, Sweden.

Unander-Scharin, C (2015) Performance Demonstration under the inauguration of The Nobel Week Dialogue, Svenska Mässan, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Unander-Scharin, C (2013) Essay: "Den stora ackumulatorn och uppgraderingens kontrapunkt". In Labbtanken, StDH.  (2013)

Unander-Scharin, C (2012) Program note on "The Elephant Man", NorrlandsOperan, Umeå.

Unander-Scharin, C (2011) Presentation: On opera in a technological world, in Forskning och Framstegs Hjärndagen and on Kunskapskanalen (SVT).

Unander-Scharin, C (2006) Essay: "Skönheten i det fasansfulla", in the program booklet for Il Trovatore, The Royal Opera, Stockholm, Sweden.

Unander-Scharin, C (2001) Program-note on Hummelhonung. The Royal Opera, Stockholm, Sweden.  

Unander-Scharin, C (2003) Program-note on Byrgitta. Vadstena-akademien, Vadstena, Sweden.

Unander-Scharin, C (1998) Program-note on Lysistrate. University College of Opera, Stockholm, Sweden.

Unander-Scharin, C (1996), Essay: "Som Röster ur Skogen". In Halifax, Litterär kalender, nr 10/1996, Wahlström och Widstrands bokförlag, Stockholm.

Unander-Scharin, C (1996), Program-note on The King of Fools. Vadstena-akademien, Vadstena, Sweden.

Unander-Scharin, C., Jonsson, E., Carlbring, M., Spangenberg, N. (1996), Libretto: "Tokfursten", In Halifax, Litterär kalender, nr 10/1996, Wahlström och Widstrands bokförlag, Stockholm, Sweden

Unander-Scharin, C. (1996), Essay: "Rösternas Lov" in Divan, tidskrift för psykoanalys och kultur, nr 4/1996, Stockholm, Sweden.

Unander-Scharin, C. (1991) Essay on The Man on the Hill-side. In Entry for Prix Italia 1992, Swedish Broadcasting Corporation.

 

 

F. Artistic arrangements/artistic works (e.g. exhibitions, concerts and performances) 

Unander-Scharin, C, (2015) Gedänkstätte -Berliner Mauer. For oboe and piano. First performance in Tokyo. Performed in Kuopio in 2016. 

Unander-Scharin, C, Unander-Scharin Å, Elblaus, L. (2014) Electric Body Songs. Interactive opera performance, KTH reactor Hall (Stockholm, Sweden), Liszt-Academy (Budapest, Hungary).

Unander-Scharin, C, Unander-Scharin, Å. Elblaus, L. (2014) This is the Nucleus in The Vocal Chorder – Interactive installation at CHI (Computer Human Interaction) Toronto, Canada April, 2014

Unander-Scharin, Å. Unander-Scharin, C, Elblaus, L. (2014) Lasciate mi morire on Virtual Viola da Gamba, performance at Riksteatern April, 2014

Unander-Scharin, C, Unander-Scharin, Å. Elblaus, L. (2014) Purcell on the Throat for iPhone – aria and interactive music technology performed at Loitering with Intent, Society for Artistic Research symposium, March, 2014

Unander-Scharin, C, Unander-Scharin, Å. Elblaus, L. (2013) Sing the Body Electric - Swedish Performing Arts Biennale in Jönköping and Cape Town Opera House 2013

Unander-Scharin, C, Unander-Scharin, Å. Elblaus, L. (2012) Opera Mecatronica Live. Interactive opera performance, KTH reactor Hall (Stockholm, Sweden), Rotterdam Operafestival (Rotterdam, the Netherlands).

Unander-Scharin, Å. Unander-Scharin, C, composer* and programmer*, Wahl, K.B. video artist duo Epi. (2012) Artificial Body Voices. Interactive dance film. Commissioned and broadcast by Sweden's National Television Corporation.

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (2012) The Elephant Man. Opera in two acts. Broadcast by The Swedish Radio Corp. Commissioned and performed by NorrlandsOperan, Umeå, Sweden.

Unander-Scharin, C., Unander-Scharin, Å., Elblaus, L. (2011) Extending Opera Workshop. Interactive opera performance, KTH reactor Hall, Stockholm, Sweden.

Unander-Scharin, C, (2011) The Eternal Body of Man is the Imagination. Orchestral piece. Commissioned by Drottningholms Barockensemble, supported by The Swedish Arts Council. First performance in Engelbrektskyrkan, Stockholm, Sweden.

Unander-Scharin, Å., Unander-Scharin, C., video artist duo Epi (2011) Swanlake Revisited. Audience interactive exhibition. The Dance Museum, Stockholm, Sweden.

Unander-Scharin, Å. Unander-Scharin, C, composer* and programmer*, Wahl, K.B. video artist duo Epi. (2011) Artificial Body Voices. Interactive dance-work. Piteå Acusticum, Piteå Sweden.  

Unander-Scharin, Å. Unander-Scharin, C, Lundin, M. (2010) Olimpia – choreography for computer directed giant junk marionette in the exhibition Opera Mecatronica 2010, Rotterdam Opera Days, 2012

Unander-Scharin, Å. Unander-Scharin, C, Asplund, L. (2010) Robocygne – choreography for robot bird dancer Swedish Book Fair 2010, Opera Mecatronica 2010, The Nobel Museum in Stockholm 2011, Kulturtinget in Örebro 2011, VOLT- electronica festival Uppsala Konsert & Kongress 2011, Tällberg Forum June 14th 2012, Deutche Oper am Rhein Düsseldorf, 2012 Dance Museum 2015

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (2010) Medmänniskor. Oratorio. Commissioned and performed by The Swedish Broadcasting corporation, Berwaldhallen/ The Swedish Radio Choir, Stockholm, Sweden.  

Unander-Scharin, Å. Unander-Scharin, C (2010) Opera Mecatronica. Interactive exhibition with Olimpia, Robocygne, Pearlfishers, Ombra Mai Fu, This is the Nucleus, Petruschka's Cry, Possente Spirto.  Reaktorhallen, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden.

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (2009) Sömnkliniken/ The insomnia clinic. Chamber opera. Commissioned and performed by the Gothenburg Opera house, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Unander-Scharin, Å. Unander-Scharin, C, Cortez, M. (2008) Rintrah Roars – Argument in Burden´d Air – interactive video installation. Swedish Dance Biennale Umeå 2008, Clarion Hotel in Stockholm 2008 and Yokohama Dance Recollection 2009.

Unander-Scharin, C., Unander-Scharin, Å., Turnbull, K. (2008) The Crystal Cabinet. Interactive chamber-opera. Commissioned and performed by Piteå Chamber-opera, Piteå, Sweden.

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (2007) The World As I See It. Song-cycle for soprano and percussion sixtett. Commissioned by The Swedish National Concert Agency (Rikskonserter). First performance in Musikaliska Akademien, Stockholm, Sweden.

Unander-Scharin, C, Unander-Scharin, Å. (2007) Ombra mai fù– interactive singing cupper tree in the foyer of Studio Acusticum in Piteå 2007 and Gothenburg Opera 2008 and as part of touring Opera Mecatronica 2010/2012

Unander-Scharin, C, composer and programmer (2007) From Things to Sounds. Interactive Choral-suite. Commissioned and performed by The Swedish Broadcasting corporation, Berwaldhallen/ The Swedish Radio Choir, Stockholm, Sweden.

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (2006) Loranga, Masarin och Dartanjang. Opera in two acts. Commissioned and performed by the Royal Swedish Opera, Stockholm, Sweden. 

Unander-Scharin Å., Unander-Scharin, C, Wahl B, K. (2005) Hybrid Väsen och Labyrinter, interactive dance- and operaperformance.  Commissioned with support by The Swedish Arts Council. Moderna Dansteatern, Stockholm, Sweden

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (2005) Spiritual Excercises. Choral suite. Commissioned by The Swedish National Concert Agency (Rikskonserter). First performance by Lamentabile concort, in Turkku/ Åbo, Finland. 

Unander-Scharin, C, composer* (2004) I sing the Body Electric. Commissioned and broadcast by Den Anden Opera, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Unander-Scharin, Å. Unander-Scharin, C, Herczka, M. (2004) Corpus aquarium - interactive dance video screened in a plexi glass box. Malmö konsthall 2004. Touringin the context of exhibition Navigation 2006-2007, Since 2009 Corpus aquarium permanent exhibition at The Dance Museum, Stockholm

Unander-Scharin, Å. Unander-Scharin, C, Herczka, M. (2004) Pärlfiskarna/ The Pearl Fishers, interactive installation Malmö konsthall 2004, Studio Acusticum in Piteå 2007, Moderna dansteatern in Stockholm 2007, SITE/MDT c/o Telefonplan 2008 and as part of exhibitions Navigation and Opera Mecatronica  2005-2013

Unander-Scharin, C, composer/ programmer (2004) Navigation, audience-interactive exhibition. Malmö konsthall, supported by the Swedish Arts council. Malmö, Sweden. 

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (2004) Apostlagärning, oratorio. Commissioned and performed by S:t Johannes parish, Stockholm, Sweden.

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (2003) Byrgitta. Commissioned and performed opera opera. Commissioned by the International Vadstena-Academy, supported by The Swedish Arts Council

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (2003) Elevation. Commissioned and broadcast by Sweden's National Television Corporation.

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (2002) Qivittoq. Commissioned and performed Dance-work. Moderna Dansteatern, Stockholm.

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (2001) Hummelhonung. Commissioned and performed opera. Royal Opera House, Stockholm, Swede 

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (2000) Commissioned and performed Dance-work Tanke, Mönster och Tomrum. Moderna Dansteatern, Stockholm, Sweden 

Unander-Scharin, Å. Unander-Scharin, C, Lundin, M. (1998) Orfeus Klagan/ The Lamentations of Orphus solo choreography for an industrial robot at The Dance Museum 1998, Asea Brown Bovery in Västerås 1999, Vetenskapsfestivalen Göteborg 2014 (see www.operamecatronica.com)

 

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (1998) Lysistrate. Commissioned and performed opera. Commissioned by the University College of Opera, and performed at Folkoperan, Stockholm, Sweden.

 

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (1997) Figurer i ett Landskap. Commissioned and published/ Broadcast song-cycle. Swedish Broadcasting corporation.

 

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (1996) Tokfursten/ The King of Fools. Commissioned and performed opera,. Stiftelsen Vadstena-Akademiens and Rikskonserter. Vadstena-akademien, Vadstena, Sweden.

 

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (1992) Pumpgropen. Commissioned and performed Dance-work, Dansens Hus, Stockholm, Sweden.

 

Unander-Scharin, C, composer (1991) Mannen på Sluttningen/ The Man on the Hill-side. Commissioned and published/ Broadcast Radio-Opera, Swedish Broadcasting corporation.