On Subharmonics, Violin Playing. etc.

  • “Mari Kimura on Subharmonics: The violinist continues to explore the world below G” by James Reel. STRINGS magazine, June 2009.
  • “Player Tip of the Month: Mari Kimura offers technical advice” by M. Kimura. STRINGS magazine, Nov. 6, 2008.
  • "Random Samples", Science, 14 July 2006: Vol. 313. no. 5784, p. 153 DOI: 10.1126/science.313.5784.153c
  • "The World Below G," Strings magazine, August/September 2001, No. 96, p. 24-29.
  • "How to produce Subharmonics", accompanied by sound examples and diagrams. Journal of New Music Research, Swet & Zeitlinger Publishers, 1999. Issue 28:2, pages 177- 184.
  • "Subharmonics : a revolutionary musical technique for strings", invited author, International Symposium on Simulation, Visualization and Auralization for Acoustic Research and Education (ASVA), April, 1997, p.179-182.
  • "Subharmonics; an extended technique for the violin", invited author, Acoustical Society of America, Washington D.C.; Journal of Acoustical Society of America, Vol.97, No. 5, Pt.2, 1995, p. 3270.

On Computer Music, Improvisation etc.

  • Lough, A., Micchelli, M. and Kimura, M. Gestural Envelopes: Aesthetic considerations for mapping physical gestures using wireless motion sensors. Paper presented at the International Computer Music Conference, Daegu, Korea, August, 2018, pp. 60-64.
  • "Extracting Human Expression For Interactive Composition with the Augmented Violin" by Frédéric Bevilacqua, Nicolas Rasamimanana, Emmanuel Fléty, Norbert Schnell, and M. Kimura.  NIME'12, May 21-23, 2012, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
  • “Making of Vitessimo for Augmented Violin” Compositional Process and Performance"  NIME08, June 4-8, 2008, Genova, Italy
  • “Auditory Illusion and Violin: Demonstration of a Work by Jean-Claude Risset Written for Mari Kimura”, by Jean-Claude Risset, and Mari Kimura. NIME 06, June 4-8, 2006, Paris, France.
  • "Creative process and performance practice of interactive computer music: a performer's tale".  Organised Sound, Cambridge University Press, Vol. 8, Issue 03, December 2003, p 289-296.  (Published Online: 21 Apr 2004)
  • "Digital Sound Collaboration; Left and Right for MIDI violin and MIDI piano". Q Magazine, July-August 1999, Vol.1 No.4.
  • "Computers for performers", Computer Music Journal, 20:4, MIT Press, 1996, pp. 25-26.
  • "Performance Practice in Computer Music", Computer Music Journal, 19:1, MIT Press, 1995, pp. 64-75.
  • "Performing Electronic and Computer Music-Some Aspects of Performance Problems for Violinist in relation with Room Acoustics", Doctoral thesis, The Juilliard School, 1993.

[Reference] Scientific Articles relating to Subharmonics by other Authors

  • Bennett Jr., William Ralph: The Science of Musical Sound, Volume One (self-published, available on Amazon here), 2008, p.223-240. (Note: the author Bill Bennett, prof. Emeritus in Physics at Yale has passed away before this book was to be published from Princeton Univ. Press. Please contact his wife, Fran Benett for further information.)
  • Hanson, Roger and Schneider, Andrew J.: "Anomalous low-pitched tones from a bowed violin string", Journal of Catgut Acoustical Society, vol. 2 No. 6 (Series II) November 1994, p.1-7.
  • "Random Samples", Science, 14 July 2006: Vol. 313. no. 5784, p. 153 DOI: 10.1126/science.313.5784.153c
  • Yoshikawa, Shigeru: "Bowing Position to Play Cello Tones on the Violin", Journal of Acoustical Society of Japan (Nihon Onkyo Gakkai-shi), 53:12 (1997), p. 955-963.
  • Perterson, I.: "Drawing a violin bow to new lows in music", Science News, vol. 147, No.23, June 10, 1995, p. 359.
  • Nagyvary, Joseph: "Lowest Notes on Violin Require Skill and Guts", Physics Today, March 1996, p. 128
  • Benka, Steven G.: "How Low Can the Violin Go?", Physics Today, September 1995, p. 20-21.