Greg Brus replied to Wesley Lawrence Curry II's discussion Performing Acoustic Instruments to Mimic the Human Voice!
"That's basically what Orchidee does for you automatically. Saves you 20 years of research :P H. S. Teoh said:
If you want to reproduce actual consonants and vowels, you might want to look at speech spectrograms and compare them with various…"
Dec 15, 2016
H. S. Teoh replied to Wesley Lawrence Curry II's discussion Performing Acoustic Instruments to Mimic the Human Voice!
"I don't really know how to reproduce an actual human voice with instruments, but I have thought about imitating at least the inflections of human voice using glissandos.  If you take a recording of speech, for example, and strip away (or mentally…"
Dec 15, 2016
Bob Morabito replied to Wesley Lawrence Curry II's discussion Performing Acoustic Instruments to Mimic the Human Voice!
"Hi Wealey-

Messiaen had a similar  idea, but he used bird song --

Pls see: http://www.oliviermessiaen.org/birdsongs.html

Thanks Bob https://soundcloud.com/bob-morabito"
Dec 13, 2016
Greg Brus replied to Wesley Lawrence Curry II's discussion Performing Acoustic Instruments to Mimic the Human Voice!
"Whoah, that's some necromancy.
Anyway, this may be relevant to the topic at hand: http://repmus.ircam.fr/orchidee"
Dec 13, 2016
Daniel Brooks replied to Wesley Lawrence Curry II's discussion Performing Acoustic Instruments to Mimic the Human Voice!
"I made my guitar say "I love you" before, but that was a recording that I edited with the EQ after the fact. How to do this live, even with many instruments, would be difficult if not impossible. They would have to be able to sound the different…"
Dec 13, 2016
Michael Lofting replied to Wesley Lawrence Curry II's discussion ANY BODY KNOW OF A LIBRETTIST THAT WANTS A TONY AWARD? From my not yet finished musical INVISIBLE FRIENDS……When Im With Chenowith.
"Any of the music to post yet?"
Jun 1, 2015
H. S. Teoh replied to Wesley Lawrence Curry II's discussion PIANO SOLO : THE GEOMETRY OF FINGERS
"Wow. That's a lot of work! Well, if you enjoy it, then I won't object. :-) I look forward to seeing the score.
I used to be a big fan of writing my scores in pencil -- because I like to erase and edit a lot -- but recently, having finally found a…"
Apr 2, 2015
Wesley Lawrence Curry II replied to Wesley Lawrence Curry II's discussion PIANO SOLO : THE GEOMETRY OF FINGERS
"To H.S. Teoh.
Not a problem, Just a time issue.  I really need to get back into the habit of notating my work.  I prefer the feathered  quill from sharper image.  I will post it on the forum in about 2 weeks.  It requires about 40 minutes per page…"
Apr 2, 2015
Mariza Costa-Cabral replied to Wesley Lawrence Curry II's discussion 30 second long Music Competition
"The "sabre dance" seems perfect for this picture."
Apr 2, 2015
H. S. Teoh replied to Wesley Lawrence Curry II's discussion PIANO SOLO : THE GEOMETRY OF FINGERS
"Oh, if it's going to take a lot of effort, maybe you shouldn't trouble yourself. I just thought that you already had the score typeset in some software somewhere, and can easily post it on this forum. It's just something nice to have so that I can…"
Mar 30, 2015
Wesley Lawrence Curry II replied to Wesley Lawrence Curry II's discussion PIANO SOLO : THE GEOMETRY OF FINGERS
"Susan Partlan said:
This is delightful. I wouldn't know what to criticize either. It could be longer, maybe the first part of a longer piece.

My email. is WESCURRY45@gmail.com.  The piece was improvised, so I will have to listen to the recording…"
Mar 30, 2015
Wesley Lawrence Curry II replied to Wesley Lawrence Curry II's discussion PIANO SOLO : THE GEOMETRY OF FINGERS
"H. S. Teoh said:
Very nice! You have a nice, captivating theme that catches the listener's attention right from the beginning. The theme is also developed quite well into interesting little episodes. I liked it.
Do you have a score to go with it?…"
Mar 30, 2015
Wesley Lawrence Curry II replied to Wesley Lawrence Curry II's discussion PIANO SOLO : THE GEOMETRY OF FINGERS
"Susan Partlan said:
This is delightful. I wouldn't know what to criticize either. It could be longer, maybe the first part of a longer piece.

Hi Susan,  I will do my best to get a score to you within about 4 weeks.  Do you have an address, either…"
Mar 30, 2015
H. S. Teoh replied to Wesley Lawrence Curry II's discussion Improvisation in Eb Minor (Theme & Variation)
"Actually, nevermind what I said, it was a quirk in my browser. Playing it in a proper media player works fine.
E-flat minor... one of my favorite keys for dark, brooding pieces... You seem to have done something similar, though perhaps not as dark…"
Mar 25, 2015
H. S. Teoh replied to Wesley Lawrence Curry II's discussion (3rd try at downloading,others didn't work?)Improvisation in E major
"Was this a straight improvisation? As in, you just recorded it all in one go? If so, I have to say you are quite talented at improvisation! Many parts sound almost like carefully-written counterpoint rather than just improvisation. Toward the end I…"
Mar 25, 2015
Wesley Lawrence Curry II replied to Wesley Lawrence Curry II's discussion Improvisation in E Major
"Of course Mlady
Spiros Makris said:
please stop reposting this, the first time worked fine for me already."
Mar 24, 2015
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