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Concert order and rehearsal times

Below is the concert order for tomorrow at 3pm in Lincoln B21 including your assigned rehearsal slot. PLEASE BE ON TIME AND READY WITH YOUR MATERIALS. The ten minutes can be a very useful slot, but only if you arrive ready to work. Machine/studio assignments are listed at the far left. Note again the alternation intended to facilitate a smooth performance and rehearsal process. The studio studios, C and D, will be emptied starting at 9am for rehearsals.

If your name does not appear below or if a change is required, email me immediately. I look forward to seeing your work tomorrow!!

Computer Name Rehearsal Time
  FIRST THIRD  
Own David Karabinos None requested
C (with video) Alisa Lee 2:00
D Thaya Psyhojos 1:50 PM
Own Claire Chen 1:40 PM
C Jonathan Lassman 1:30 PM
D Antony Mare None requested
Own Jeremy Miller None requested
C Jonathan Fisher and Kevin Chou 1:20 PM
D Jordan Barhydt 1:10 PM
… INTERMISSION 1 …
  SECOND THIRD  
Own Olivia Dawd performing with Andrew Dawd 12:00 PM
C Joy Hubbard 11:50 AM
D (with video) Aleksandre Natchkebia None requested
Own Kevin Hernandez Chavez 11:40 AM
C Amanda Trang 11:30 AM
D Scott Holmdahl 11:20 AM
Own Kevin McEneaney 11:10 AM
C Grant Behnke 2:10 PM
D (with video) Andrea Jin 11:00 AM
… INTERMISSION 2 …
FINAL THIRD
Own Xuan Yu Liu 10:50
C Sinan Kassam 10:40
D (with video) Jacob Grossfeld None requested
Own Anderson Koh 10:30
C Tong Liu None requested
D Nina Knight 10:20
Own Nianze Liu 10:10
C Hanxiang Hao 10:00
Own Anthony Point None requested

Final class concert

Our final class presentation will be December 4th at 3pm in our classroom B21 with rehearsals and sound checks in the morning before the performance. More details about time and logistics will be discussed in class.

More here:

Final Project: Due December 4th 2016 (at final performance)

PD example using OSC

Attached is my example from class, connecting to the “localhost” (to yourself!) and sending OSC data over port 9000. You can, of course, modify this with the IP address of another machine if you want to test sending from one computer to another.

Note my post just below with download instructions for PD-extended AND some links for tutorials to get you starter with the basics.

See the help files for [sendOSC] and [dumpOSC] for more options. Click HERE to download … you will need to unzip the patch to get the resulting “.pd” file.

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PD Installation guide

To install PD(-extended) on your Mac, PC, or Linux system please visit:

http://puredata.info/downloads/pd-extended

Download the installer appropriate to your operating system and architecture (I don’t recommend the “Alpha” release for prime-time usage. If you are curious about recent developments in the interface (significant) and function of PD or interested in participating in development, you are welcome to download that also).

For some Mac users, you may need to install “X11”, the venerable Unix graphics system on which some of PD’s functionality rests. You can download that, available now as “XQuartz” from here.

Here, too, is mPD, a mobile version for Android, for those interested:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.mpd

In addition to PD’s built-in Help system, please see the following sites for more help and shared patches.

– PD Forum and Patch Repo – Repository for patches, tutorials, and discussion related to PD.

– PD FLOSS Manuals – including concepts, working patches, and installation/setup help

Programming Electronic Music in PD (“loadbang”) – Johannes Kreidler’s book

Project materials from today

Here is the Sessions View project from today’s lecture on Live and clips/scenes. More information here and here. There are many video tutorials on the web as well …

Lies Project, Sessions Views

Class materials for Oct. 27th Lab

Class materials for 10/27 labs can be found here.

Listening from today

— there are many other performances of this piece to listen to

In Bb crowd-sourced music project, homage to Riley
http://www.inbflat.net/

Reason review and videos of interest

A number of you requested links to video tutorials or other help related to Reason. Here are some resources:

– Reason Subtractor

Please see the following breakdown of the Subtractor analog synthesizer as discussed in lecture.

And more from Propellerheads:
basics — also, a video overview

NN-XT Advanced Sampler

Redrum and Dr. Rex drum machines

Combinators (advances use)

There are many other resource available of varying quality. I always find it informative to peruse the many disparate ways people are using Reason, a remarkably flexible tool for sound design and composition. Often these reveal hidden techniques and tricks for better sound design.

Content for today

sounds

Some media from today’s lecture

Moog synthesizer:

R.A. Moog Co. Trumansburg Factory

David Borden’s Continuing Story of Counterpoint (Part I, 1977)

Buchla Synthesizer

History and the San Francisco Tape Music Center (Hoodline)

History of the Buchla Synthesizer

Morton Subotnick’s Silver Apples of the Moon (excerpt)

FM Synthesis

The origins of FM, CCRMA, and John Chowning (Father of the Digital Synthesizer)

PureData software

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