Recent Work Around Modalys and Modal Synthesis


Francisco Iovino, René Caussé, Richard Dudas


The originality and flexibility of the physical modelling synthesizer Modalys is being continously validated by an ever-growing community of users made up of composers, acousticians and musicologists alike. In this paper we will present the main lines that have oriented recent research around Modalys. These can be summarized: (1) Exploration and tentative classification of the musical possibilities of Modalys. (2) Use of modal synthesis as a meeting point between signal synthesis and physical modelling synthesis. (3) Port of Modalys to a real-time platform.

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