The CHANT Project: From the Synthesis of the Singing Voice to Synthesis in General

@article{Rodet1984TheCP,
  title={The CHANT Project: From the Synthesis of the Singing Voice to Synthesis in General},
  author={Xavier Rodet and Yves Potard and Jean-Baptiste Barri{\`e}re},
  journal={Computer Music Journal},
  year={1984},
  volume={8},
  pages={15}
}
The CHANT project was originally concerned with the analysis and synthesis of the singing voice. This work led to a complex program of voice synthesisby-rule: CHANT. This program was enriched with a constantly expanding software environment, consisting of both analysis and composition programs. In time, broader aims than the synthesis of the singing voice imposed themselves. These aims centered on the search for models of the processes involved in the production of musical sound. Our present… 
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