Chris Chafe is a composer, cellist, music reseacher and director of Stanford University's Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics. more...


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Muscle Memory and Haptic Display

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  • C. Chafe, S. O'Modhrain "Musical Muscle Memory and the Haptic Display of Performance Nuance"
    Proc. Intl. Computer Music Conf., Hong Kong, 1996
Explores the extraction and editing of nuances in performance through the sense of touch. Expressive variations in MIDI piano recordings were obtained. A force-feedback interface displays in real time an analysis of the performer's musical conception and can be used to graft aspects of one performance onto another.