Panoramics

Sound Production and Manipulation [SPM]  >  Composed Space  ]

Panning (or pan) is a contraction of the term panoramics, and is an aural analogy of the visual/cinematic sense of the term. It refers to the (width-oriented) placement or movement of sounds within a stereo or multi-channel sound-field. This is conventionally achieved through the use of potentiometers (’pan-pots’), for example on a mixing desk. However, panning can be effected via any number of dedicated hardware or software controllers.

 

See also:

Aural Perspective, Composed Space, Spatialisation

 

Bibliography:

English - Español - Français - Deutch - Italiano

Alphabetical order - Chronological order

Cheng, Corey I. (2001). Moving Sound Source Synthesis for Binaural Electroacoustic Music Using Interpolated Head-Related Transfer Functions (HRTFs)
Fedorkow, Guy, Buxton, William, Smith, K.C. (1978). A Computer-Controlled Sound Distribution System for the performance of Electroacoustic Music
Loy, Gareth (1985). About AUDIUM - A Conversation with Stanley Shaff

Top