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This assignment asks you to create a laptop orchestra instrument for a single hemispherical speaker array.
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In this project, you are to create a laptop orchestra instrument for a single hemispherical speaker array.

Revision as of 15:16, 4 April 2014

Project #1: Create A New SLOrk Instrument

Due dates:

  • milestone A 2014.4.9 in class: work-in-progress; 30 second live demo
  • milestone B 2014.4.16 in class: finished instrument; 2 minute live mini-performance


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In this project, you are to create a laptop orchestra instrument for a single hemispherical speaker array.


Specification

  • create an instrument for laptop and a single hemi
  • use ChucK to create/implement the instrument
  • should take advantage of the multi-channel aspect (or have a good reason to not do that)
  • consider issues of playability, expressiveness, sound, and also use in an ensemble setting
  • craft a very short piece for your instrument, describe/score it, turn in with assignment
  • each person should turn in their own instrument - however, working together is highly encouraged!
  • feel free to use any combination of keyboard, mouse/trackpad, joystick, gametrak, and any other input device


Resources

  • ChucK audio programming language
  • S.M.E.L.T. toolkit for mapping keyboard, mouse, joystick to sound
  • come to the tutorial on ChucK and S.M.E.L.T. on Sunday (4/6) at 3pm, CCRMA classroom
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