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Microsound

Microsound Below the level of the musical note lies the realm of microsound of sound particles lasting less than one tenth of a second Recent technological advances allow us to probe and manipulate these pinpoi

  • Title: Microsound
  • Author: Curtis Roads
  • ISBN: 9780262681544
  • Page: 411
  • Format: Paperback
  • Below the level of the musical note lies the realm of microsound, of sound particles lasting less than one tenth of a second Recent technological advances allow us to probe and manipulate these pinpoints of sound, dissolving the traditional building blocks of music notes and their intervals into a fluid and supple medium The sensations of point, pulse seriesBelow the level of the musical note lies the realm of microsound, of sound particles lasting less than one tenth of a second Recent technological advances allow us to probe and manipulate these pinpoints of sound, dissolving the traditional building blocks of music notes and their intervals into a fluid and supple medium The sensations of point, pulse series of points , line tone , and surface texture emerge as particle density increases Sounds coalesce, evaporate, and mutate into other sounds Composers have used theories of microsound in computer music since the 1950s Distinguished practitioners include Karlheinz Stockhausen and Iannis Xenakis Today, with the increased interest in computer and electronic music, many young composers and software synthesis developers are exploring its advantages Covering all aspects of composition with sound particles, Microsound offers composition theory, historical accounts, technical overviews, acoustical experiments, descriptions of musical works, and aesthetic reflections The book is accompanied by an audio CD of examples.

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    1. Great book with tons of technical and philosophical information about granular synthesis and all its variants. A must have for anyone serious about granular synthesis.

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