Simulation of Human Voice Timbre by Orchestration of Acoustic Music Instruments

  title={Simulation of Human Voice Timbre by Orchestration of Acoustic Music Instruments},
  author={Thomas Hummel},
This paper describes a method which simulates the timbre of the human voice through the orchestration of instrumental ensembles for classical music. The spectral envelope of speech is used as a model for the orchestration. The idea of this method is to synthesise the spectral envelope of a phoneme using the spectral envelopes of different sounds of music instruments. Large instrumental databases with standardised intensities like the Virtual Orchestra are required. For each sound of the… CONTINUE READING

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