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This paper explores the use of perturbation in designing multiperformer or multi-agent interactive musical interfaces. A problem with the multi-performer approach is how to cohesively organize the independent data inputs into useable control information for synthesis engines. Perturbation has proven useful for navigating multi-agent NIMEs. The author’s… (More)
This paper describes a theory for modulated objects based on observations of recent musical interface design trends. The theory implies extensions to an object-based approach to controller design. Combining NIME research with ethnographic study of shamanic traditions. The author discusses the creation of new controllers based on the shamanic use of ritual… (More)
Noisegate 67 was the first fully interactive composition written for the Computer Metasaxophone, a new computer controller interface for electroacoustic music. The Metasaxophone is an acoustic tenor saxophone retrofitted with an onboard computer microprocessor and an array of sensors that convert performance data into MIDI control messages. While… (More)
We propose different applications in which extensions of digital waveguides have been used in a compositional context.
This paper explores compositional and notational approaches for working with controllers. The notational systems devised for the composition (dis)Appearances are discussed in depth in an attempt to formulate a new approach to composition using ensembles that navigates a performative space between reality and virtuality.
In this paper we explore extended techniques for a physical model of a bowed string instrument controlled using the metasaxophone.
In this paper we propose different approaches to control a real-time physical model of a bowed string instrument. Starting from a commercially available device, we show how to improve the gestural control of the model.
In this paper we describe compositional and performancerelated issues for exploring extended techniques of a bowed string physical model. First, an extended waveguide physical model of a bowed string instrument was created. To explore new techniques for the physical model we perform it with the metasaxophone, a tenor saxophone retrofitted with an array of… (More)