The studio setup employed by Stockhausen for the spatialisation of Oktophonie might, to C21st music technologists, appear a rather bizarre and antiquated arrangement. Even by the standards of 1990 it was a somewhat strange hybrid collection of analogue, MIDI and digital resources very much in contrast to the cutting edge technology Stockhausen had earlier used at IRCAM for the electronic version of Kathinka's Gesang. In a recent article the authors have explored the practical and creative reasons for Stockhausen's approach to spatialisation in Oktophonie, in particular his concern above all else to be able to 'perform' the studio rather than pre-program it.
This paper develops one aspect of that article and discusses an attempt to facilitate a deeper understanding of Stockhausen's approach by emulating the techniques he used. It discusses a project to create a model of the key spatialisation techniques Stockhausen used in Oktophonie in MaxMSP. The software will be demonstrated.
|Title of host publication||Proceedings of the 2009 International Computer Music Conference, ICMC 2009|
|Publisher||International Computer Music Association|
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2009|
|Event||International Computer Music Conference - Montreal, Canada|
Duration: 16 Aug 2009 → 21 Aug 2009
http://icmc2009.cirmmt.mcgill.ca/ (Link to Conference Website )
|Conference||International Computer Music Conference|
|Abbreviated title||ICMC 2009|
|Period||16/08/09 → 21/08/09|