PLOrk: The Princeton Laptop Orchestra, Year 1

  title={PLOrk: The Princeton Laptop Orchestra, Year 1},
  author={Dan Trueman and Perry R. Cook and Scott Smallwood and Ge Wang},
In this paper we report on the current state of the newly established Princeton Laptop Orchestra (PLOrk), a collection of 15 meta-instruments each consisting of a laptop computer, interfacing equipment, and a hemispherical speaker. Founded in the fall of 2005, PLOrk represents the first laptop ensemble of its size and kind, and brings together many of our research and aesthetic interests as musicians, composers, and computer scientists. Here we chronicle the first steps of the ensemble… CONTINUE READING