Cook, Perry R.


Singing Voice Synthesis: History, Current Work and Future Directions

Computer Music Journal: Vol. 20, No, 3. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press: 38-46.


Language(s): English


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In this article, the author reviews the history of singing voice synthesis and highlights several current (1996) projects in the field. He discusses the benefits and trade-offs of using techniques and models, the attraction of composing with vocal models, and suggests directions for future research.