The Surface: A Synthesis

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This paper examines the speech-based musical realization of "The Surface" and its attempt to assimilate the poem at the structural, sonic, and expressive level. The software and analysis/re-synthesis techniques used to create timbres heard in the composition are discussed in detail. In addition to technical and structural issues, the common elements of the two art forms are considered within the context of the digital domain.

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Willis, Stephen May 2001.

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This paper examines the speech-based musical realization of "The Surface" and its attempt to assimilate the poem at the structural, sonic, and expressive level. The software and analysis/re-synthesis techniques used to create timbres heard in the composition are discussed in detail. In addition to technical and structural issues, the common elements of the two art forms are considered within the context of the digital domain.

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Willis, Stephen. The Surface: A Synthesis, thesis, May 2001; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc5510/: accessed November 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .