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The cradles of electronic music part 8

new concepts for music and sound

(excerpt from my e-book “New Concepts for Music and Sound”: https://www.dev.rofilm-media.net/node/537)

Experiment 3

In both experiments the composed parts contained rather simple timbres and sound developments – let´s say to “keep our musical feet on the ground” - whereas Ongaku delivered more complex sonic goings on. And the individual parts, the composed one as well as Ongaku´s answer – were rather long, not a real dialogue.

Let´s start changing this in experiment 3 now. Here it´s about a conversation of 2 different kinds of “improvisation”, of randomness: Berna 3 with a sample & hold set-up versus Ongaku with all 4 agents active. The screenshots show the devises and the matrix.

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As different pitches meet different open Vieltronix channels we get not only random pitches, but also random timbres. And – like always with S&H – Noise set-ups there is no constant rhythm of changing pitches (sometimes the sample function meets the same noise level twice or more). What´s more I change the adjustments at the Vieltronix as well as the offset frequency of the Dual Oscillator during the recording.


Therefore the randomisation functionality of Ongaku´s lower panel has to be switched on for all parameters on offer. Agents 1 and 3 get quite a lot of clock pulses, whereas agents 2 and 4 run at a rather “cool” pace (the two “P” knobs above and below the pictograms).


Snippets from the Berna 3 recording and the Ongaku recording alternate.

(The video showing the whole thing is only in the book https://www.dev.rofilm-media.net/node/537)

... to be continued

Enjoy your day!


Cradles_1: https://www.dev.rofilm-media.net/node/507

Cradles_2: https://www.dev.rofilm-media.net/node/511

Cradles_3: https://www.dev.rofilm-media.net/node/512

Cradles_4: https://www.dev.rofilm-media.net/node/517

Cradles_5: https://www.dev.rofilm-media.net/node/531

Cradles_6: https://www.dev.rofilm-media.net/node/541

Cradles_7: https://www.dev.rofilm-media.net/node/543

Cradles_9: https://www.dev.rofilm-media.net/node/551



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