FrameWorks 3D: composition in the third dimension


Polfreman, Richard (2009) FrameWorks 3D: composition in the third dimension. In, Dannenberg, Roger B. and Ries, Kristi D. (eds.) NIME 2009: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression. International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME09) Pittsburgh, US, Carnegie Mellon University, 226-229.

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Music composition on computer is a challenging task, involving a range of data types to be managed within a single software tool. A composition typically comprises a complex arrangement of material, with many internal relationships between data in different locations - repetition, inversion, retrograde, reversal and more sophisticated transformations. The creation of such complex artefacts is labour intensive, and current systems typically place a significant cognitive burden on the composer in terms of maintaining a work as a coherent whole. FrameWorks 3D is an attempt to improve support for composition tasks within a Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) style environment via a novel three-dimensional (3D) user-interface. In addition to the standard paradigm of tracks, regions and tape recording analogy, FrameWorks displays hierarchical and transformational information in a single, fully navigable workspace. The implementation combines Java with Max/MSP to create a cross-platform, user-extensible package and will be used to assess the viability of such a tool and to develop the ideas further

Item Type: Book Section
ISBNs: 9780557085682 (paperback)
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Keywords: digital audio workstation, graphical user-interfaces, 3D graphics, max/msp, java
Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > M Music
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Humanities > Music
ePrint ID: 68917
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15 July 2009Published
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2009
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 12:54
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/68917

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