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Sid Smith String Quartet VII

The writer Sid Smith had photographed a huge number of images of rain hitting his “yellow room” window. He arranged these into movements of 4 related images then invited composers to write for them, opening up to any instrumentation. I … Continue reading

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Csound for Live

I had been meaning to experiment with this for some time; Audivation have ¬†brought out some Max for Live based plugins to embed Csound into Ableton Live. These are cross platform and basically you need Live 8.2+ max for live … Continue reading

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Nancarrows Bombe

This is a further exploration of the Nancarrow player piano samples- this time realised as a percussive piece by putting samples, selected by octaves into drum machines (abletons Impulse) then programmed as if a percussion piece. The idea of the … Continue reading

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Music after Conlon Nancarrow

This weekend (21st and 22nd April 2012) sees the Conlon Nancarrow festival at the South Bank, London. I’ve not been able to attend due to time, but having explored the South Banks website I was delighted to see available some … Continue reading

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Max for Dead- Live!

This blog is all about an overlooked install bug in Max for Live on the PC platform. I’ve created a variety of synth patches in PD (puredata) which I wanted to port over to Max for Live as a more … Continue reading

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