Musical Instrument Digital Interface

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  • Examine one of the ways in which the technological changes and/or economic conditions of the 1980s

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    decades within music production and many have argued that without the boom of the digital culture the popular music of today not be as it is today. This paper will examine an extremely important technological change of the nineteen eighties and nineteen nineties that has helped shape popular music of today. The first section of this paper will examine or describe how the creation of the Fairlight Computer Musical instrument by Peter Vogel and Kim Ryrie in 1979 changed the production of music forever

  • The Impact of Recording Technology on Music Essay

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    to the sophisticated realm of orchestral film scores, has been modernized by several inventions encased within the studio. The art of audio engineering has taken on new forms, from the nuts and bolts, "plug it in, and see if it works" era into the digital world, because of these wonderfully tragic solutions to a

  • Computers And Music ( Noah Martin, Old Dominion University

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    completing daily tasks, but they are also a central part of exciting new technologies for artists including musicians. As computers improve and become faster and more powerful, they are perpetually becoming more integral to a musician’s work as any instrument. Over the years, musicians have struggled to use the computer as an integrated tool, as working with audio places huge demands on the machine. This often resulted in problems such as latency, a time delay from pressing a note on the keyboard

  • The Origins and Development of Electronic Dance Music and Contemporary Nightlife Musical Culture

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    The Origins and Developments of Electronic Dance Music (EDM) and Contemporary Nightlife Musical Culture The origins and developments of Electronic Dance Music initially started with the development of the synthesizer. It was with these first uses of synthesized sounds that prompted the development of sequencers, sampling, effects processing, musical instrument digital interface (MIDI), use of computer technology, hard disk recording systems and modern day virtual studio technology (VST’s). These

  • Noteworthy Technology Essay

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    learning an instrument can be time consuming and frustrating if all a person wants to do is compose their own music. This is where the beauty of technology comes in. Through a system known as MIDI, or Musical Instrumental Digital Interface, and musical notation computer software, composers are able to input their music into a computer and have the means to listen to, edit, and print out their

  • Computers And Music : Computers

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    tools for completing daily tasks. But they are also a central part of exciting new technologies for artists including musicians. As computers improve and become faster and more powerful, they are becoming as integral to a musician’s work as any instrument. Over the years, musicians have struggled to use the computer as an integrated tool, as working with audio places huge demands on the machine. This often resulted in problems such as latency, a time delay from pressing a note on the keyboard

  • Breaking The Limitations Of Music

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    developing to creating new sounds and instruments can change how to be played and used. That musical styles have been developed and the compositions have altered with devices that can record and playback music in your own home

  • Daw Research Paper

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    in order to succeed. In this assignment I will explain the architecture of a Digital Audio Workstation, music sequencing and available sound sources and the fundamental processes and components of studio recording. By creating a backing track, I will evaluate, experiment and create Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) sequences with the use of hardware and software. The Architecture of a DAW DAW stands for Digital Audio Workstation and is a system which has been designed to record, edit and

  • Live Coding Musical Instrument

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    The live coding musical instrument “I dream of instruments obedient to my thought and which with their contribution of a whole new world of unsuspected sounds, will lend themselves to the exigencies of my inner rhythm” (Edgard Varèse 1937) Live coding engages with a new concept of musical instrument, and with it, engages also with new instrumental practices. Most live coding instruments consist of a laptop, speakers to hear the music and a projector, to display the code to the audience. These instruments

  • What Is Timbre's Sound?

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    creates a musical landscape which sets the tone for a piece of music. When the timbre changes, it creates variety adding a sense of continuity in particular melodies with a specific tone color. There are an unlimited variety of tones and composers blend sounds of instruments to create new tone colors. Electronic techniques, such as auto tone, create new timbres in the modern world. Though not an instrument, in the strictest sense, the voice is one of the most interesting mechanisms for musical expression

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