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September 29th, 2006

Fall 2006 Faculty Composers Recital @ Elizabeth Hall Auditorium, Stetson University in DeLand, FL. In June 2006, I traveled to Ontario to participate in a symposium on the legacy of composer Iannis Xenakis, in addition to doing a little sightseeing with my family. Acoustic materials for this piece are drawn from recordings I made during [...]

Perceptually significant features of granular processing

June 8th, 2006

Xenakis Legacies Symposium hosted by the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada. ABSTRACT – In Formalized Music (1963/1992), Iannis Xenakis proposed a method of using sonic grains to synthesize original sounds. His musical application of Gabor’s (1947) theory of “acoustical quanta” has since spawned a variety of electronic and computer music techniques chronicled by Curtis [...]