The Interactive Dynamic Stochastic Synthesizer
Throughout musical history new sounds and instruments have opened new opportunities for music making. In this paper we outline a new interactive digital instrument that implements the dynamic stochastic synthesis algorithm devised by Iannis Xenakis. We discuss the history and operation of this synthesis process, previous implementations of it, and how our implementation is the first we know of designed specifically for live performance. Finally, the behaviour tendencies of the synthesis system and how these impact upon interactivity are discussed.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||computer, music, synthesis, xenakis, performance, stochastic|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > PERFORMING ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING (190400) > Musicology and Ethnomusicology (190409)|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2004 Andrew R. Brown and Greg Jenkins|
|Deposited On:||15 Mar 2007|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:10|
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