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Bridges, Brian (2009) 'Conduit'. [Digital or visual media]

[img]Audio (MP3) ('Conduit' - multichannel electroacousic piece - binaural encoding for headphone listening) - Published Version
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Abstract

Conduit is a multichannel electroacoustic composition which aims to explore the compositional possibilities of time-stretching based on phase vocoder technology, particularly related to the qualitative change in the character of sounds with dynamic and rapid time-varying characteristics, such as liquids flowing through various conduits (with instances of recordings taken from rivers, streams and the pipes and radiators of a heating system). The sound transformation processes based on the phase vocoder are perceived as changing the state of the liquid to a gas, with the splashes of water turning to anthropomorphic hisses as the playback rate is slowed. This process mirrors a physical one as some of the other elements of recorded material explore recordings of steam radiators in the reverse process of a transformation from gas to liquid.

Item Type:Digital or visual media
Keywords:electroacoustic, tape music, multichannel, phase vocoder
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Arts > School of Creative Arts and Technologies
Research Institutes and Groups:Arts and Humanities Research Institute > Creative Arts and Technologies
ID Code:2270
Deposited By:Dr Brian Bridges
Deposited On:08 Jan 2010 13:13
Last Modified:27 Feb 2014 10:58

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