An assortment of writings relevant to the creation of work for live online performance. This list is definitely not exhaustive and we welcome suggestions for additions to it.

Duckworth, W. (2005) Virtual Music: How the web got wired for sound. New York: Routledge.

Luck, N. (2020) ‘The Great Compression’, The Sampler. Access at <>

Rowley, C. and Spear, J. (2021) ‘Schedule Meeting: Keeping it live in Bastard Assignments’ Lockdown Jams’, Journal of Music, Health and Wellbeing. (Forthcoming).

Spear, J. (2021) ‘,__ ^_.||:_dOWn_DeePCUts_’LOCk[ANIMÉ.InVENTION] :||,•__\  –     – Études for the beginning of an online practice ‘ in VIS: Nordic Journal for Artistic Research, issue 5. Access at <>


Scores for live online performance

A selection of scores for pieces to be performed live online. Please only link to material that is either already online or which you have the copyright owner’s permission to post.

Bastard Assignments Lockdown Jams

Coming soon…

Other scores

Caitlin Rowley: An Everyday Piece (PDF, 46Kb) – for any number of performers on a videoconference using everyday objects. February 2021.