Re: SPAM-LOW: Re: marbles


Subject: Re: SPAM-LOW: Re: marbles
From: Richard Whitelaw (richard@sonicartsnetwork.org)
Date: Mon Nov 08 2004 - 10:43:12 EST


Hi Pete, Kevin, list

For info

"Studies on Canvas", the sound and screen installation in question was
commissioned by Sonic Arts Network for the 2004 SAN Conference in Leicester.

And it was/is great.

Best

Richard

On 8/11/04 3:19 pm, "Peter Batchelor" <p.j.e.batchelor@blueyonder.co.uk>
wrote:

> Yes, 30 independent channels. I had to contrive a 30-channel sequencer
> in max/msp (sfplay~ permits up to 32-channel interleaved files, rather
> obligingly and (as I recall) contrary to the 16ch specified in the
> manual) which allowed me to play five concurrent 30-channel files (tho'
> my machine (TiBook 1GHz) could only cope with three); which in turn
> allowed me to compose (acousmatically) for the 6x5 grid of loudspeakers
> (quite nice, spatially). Played through an 828mii, an 828, an ADAT and
> a minidisk (I'm thinking of reducing to 24-channel which could be
> accommodated by an hd recorder and save lots of faffing about with
> interfaces and stuff). Speakers: 6xPhilips 5.1 flat-panel satellites
> (conveniently light; attached to strawberry netting with stem-ties). I
> was only interested in material above c.150Hz, as that's where the
> space is, so hid the subs in another room.
>
> Best,
>
> pete.
>
> On 8 Nov 2004, at 13:49, Kevin Austin wrote:
>
>> Very interesting. Is that 30 individual channels? Played back with?
>>
>>
>> Best
>>
>> Kevin
>>
>>
>>
>> At 1:08 PM +0000 11/8/04, Peter Batchelor wrote:
>>> Hi Erdem
>>>
>>> I used marbles in my Studies on Canvas piece earlier this year
>>> (rolling down the canvas) but being a 30 channel piece that won't be
>>> of much use to you. I'd recommend Tom Cahill Jones's _BounceEye_,
>>> tho', which uses predominantly (perhaps exclusively) marble-based
>>> material. His email: tom_casual_jones@hotmail.com
>>>
>>> Best wishes,
>>>
>>> pete.
>>>
>>
>>
>



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