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A portfolio of electroacoustic and live electronic compositions with research into stochastic synthesis

Bumstead, Eric Walter Reginald (2011)
Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

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Abstract

This thesis includes a portfolio of electroacoustic and live electronic compositions consisting of multichannel fixed media works and pieces that include instruments, real time computer processing and electronic interfaces. It also details research into stochastic synthesis and its application in music composition. Work carried out in real-time processing of multichannel signals including convolution, spatialisation, as well as decorrelation from one to many channels, sample accurate looping and various sample accurate control systems, is also included in this thesis.

Pieces:
In a Cage
Spinning Plates
Poly
|Kroðn|
BlckWnd
River
Fields
Immortal
Lithium

Type of Work:Ph.D. thesis.
Supervisor(s):Wilson, Scott
School/Faculty:Colleges (2008 onwards) > College of Arts & Law
Department:Department of Music
Additional Information:

The hard copy includes two DVDs with code and audio files

Subjects:M Music
Institution:University of Birmingham
ID Code:894
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