Longton, Michael


Composition After Technology: The Real Time Digital Music System at U. Vic

Musicworks : No. 15. Toronto : Musicworks Society of Ontario : p17.

Language(s): English


Historical Electroacoustic Instruments Synthesizer


In this brief article, the author reflects on developments (ca. 1981) in hardware digital synthesis in terms of its potential application in real-time electronic music performance systems. He discusses his research using the Synclavier (a commercial digital synthesiser) to explore the interaction of human and machine in a performing environment.