Mapping Strategies for Musical Performance

Hunt, Andy, Kirk, Ross


Trends in Gestural Control of Music. Paris: IRCAM, Centre Georges-Pompidou.

Language: English

The authors discuss their experience using interactive interfaces for real-time musical control. They compare three types of interface using human gesture and sound synthesis: on-screen sliders controlled by a mouse, physical sliders moved by the user's fingers, and a multi-parametric interface which uses parameter coupling with the user's energy. In the second part, they analyse the MIDAS system (University of York): description, example of a musical test and analysis of this test.