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netOper@ is an interactive work for the web presented simultaneously in real and cyberspace. Online participants may submit original audio and visual material to the netOper@ servers, where it will be processed in real time and performed for a live audience.

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is an new interactive work for the Web from Italian composer Sergio Maltagliati, online from 1997. The interactive work will be presented simultaneously in real and cyberspace. The Opera is an audio and visual work, and you are invited to participate by contributing original audio/visuals...
"If you want to express your ideas, experiences, and feelings in music and images, you can help to create the Opera."
netOper@ is looking for audio and visual contributions from online participants. Material submitted may be incorporated into the Opera performances as well as in future online versions of the Opera.
If you have a still or animated visual, or sound file not larger than 500k, you are welcome to contribute it to this public collage. You can send your original sound and image files attached to email to: <> or <>
The Interact_section___________________ contains netMusical Instruments for home use and for direct participation in the live Opera. You can download the necessary program files and run interactive visual interfaces to music and sound on your home system. You can also send data from your own performance directly to the Net Opera live performances -- live, physical performers will stop periodically to invite virtual Internet performers to take over...
"We encourage all of our Web audiences to participate in as many ways as they can."
During the performances, you can access the netOper@ site and play a net Instrument (with a visual interface, music, and sound). Your performance will be sent to the Net Opera servers, where it will be processed in real time and performed for a live audience.


Sergio Maltagliati
2 November 2002
Legacy descriptive tags
netOper@, Florence, Italy, Sergio Maltagliati
Attribution: Sergio Maltagliati
performance, Participatory, Internet, interact, HTML, Flash, email, Collaborative, audio, archive, Animation
Attribution: Rhizome staff
Variant History
outside link
open submission
2 November 2002
Sergio Maltagliati
static files
2 November 2002
Rhizome staff