Text Based Proposal

Posted by on Sep 5, 2017 in Capstone Blog | Comments Off on Text Based Proposal

Abstract Music, specifically performing music, is a fun and engaging creative pastime around the world. Regardless of the person, music has universally positive effects on one’s well-being. Unfortunately, many people lack the confidence, resources, or physical or mental ability to participate in the creation of music. That said, I would like to create an application that allows a user(s) to virtually “play” a variety of instruments using only physical gestures. By this method in tandem with a variety of parameters a user can define through the application’s interface, I want to make the...

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Initial Capstone Research

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Research Entry 1   Music, specifically performing music, is a fun and engaging creative pastime around the world. Regardless of the person, music has universally positive effects on one’s well-being. Unfortunately, many people lack the confidence, resources, or physical or mental ability to participate in the creation of music. That said, I would like to create an application that allows a user(s) to virtually “play” a variety of instruments using only physical gestures. By this method in tandem with a variety of parameters a user can define through the application’s interface, I want...

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Starlight

Posted by on Dec 11, 2016 in Featured, New Media, NMD 250 | Comments Off on Starlight

Starlight

This is the final of three major projects from NMD 250 Electronic Music Composition with Nate Aldrich. It is a piece of musique concrète predominantly incorporating asynchronous and spatialized tones taken from the first three chords of Arvo Part’s Spiegel Im Spiegel meant to evoke a sensation of harmonious randomness, inspired by the stars in the night sky and the specific act of stargazing. It is the first “loop” I composed – the piece is intended to loop again and again theoretically ad infinitum for full effect – and the first quantifiable...

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Paralysis

Posted by on Dec 11, 2016 in Creative Writing, ENG 210 | Comments Off on Paralysis

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Pizza

Posted by on Dec 11, 2016 in Creative Writing, ENG 210 | Comments Off on Pizza

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