Author Archive Veronika Reutz

ByVeronika Reutz

Composing in 8 channels with OpenMusic

In this article I present my ideas, creative processes and technical data for the patch programmed for the class “Symbolic Sound Processing and Analysis/Synthesis” with Prof. Marlon Schumacher. The idea of this text is to show the technical solutions for my creative ideas and to share the knowledge gained to help the reader with their ideas. The purpose of this patch is to take sounds from everyday life and transform them into your own composition using several processes within Open Music.

Responsible: Veronika Reutz Drobnić, winter semester 21/22

Introduction, Iteration 1

The initial idea of the piece was to transform everyday sounds, for example the sound of a kettle, into a different, processed sound by implementing technical solutions in Open Music. This patch processes and merges several files into one composition. There are three iterations of the patch that I worked on during the semester. I will describe them in chronological order.

The original idea for the patch came from musique concréte. I wanted to make a 2-minute piece from concrete sounds (not synthesized in Open Music, but recorded). This patch consists of three subpatches that are connected to the maquette in the main patch.

The main patch

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