Essays about: "Flute"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 essays containing the word Flute.

  1. 1. Changing my sound: Developing the Tone Quality on the Flute with Embouchure Change

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Högskolan för scen och musik

    Author : Reetta Hakala; [2023-06-14]
    Keywords : Flute; Embouchure; Tone quality; Tonality; Lips; Sound;

    Abstract : This thesis studies the embouchure of a flutist and how changing it affects the tone quality of a player. The study was made by exploring literature on the topic of flute technique and embouchure, and by documenting the author’s own journey with embouchure change. Data was collected through video recordings, photos, and written practice journal. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Gunnlod Dataset : Engineering a dataset for multi-modal music generation

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Emil Johansson; Joel Lindgren; [2023]
    Keywords : Computer generated music; machine learning; musical instrument digital interfaces; ethics;

    Abstract : This report details the creation of a new dataset named the Gunnlod dataset (after the Norse giantess who guarded the mead of poetry) for use in research in the field of machine learning as applied to music creation, particularly multi-modal music in the MIDI format of symbolic music representation. The dataset is based on a subset of approximately four fifths of the Lakh MIDI dataset. READ MORE

  3. 3. Follow the Magic Flute - Introducing non-diegetic guidance music in a video game

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för data- och systemvetenskap

    Author : August Lundquist; [2023]
    Keywords : Diegesis; Non-diegetic sound; Introduction Methods; Game design; Video game music; Affordance;

    Abstract : The introduction of a game mechanic is an aspect of a game that - when done right - goes almost unnoticed by the player. When it is done incorrectly however, it can become a large point of frustration in the player. The goal of this study is to discover how to introduce a game mechanic that guides the player through the game's musical score. READ MORE

  4. 4. Being Present with the Sound of Shakuhachi : Finding Tools for Composing Through Improvisation by Using Non-linearity to Focus on Time and Timbre on the Shakuhachi

    University essay from Kungl. Musikhögskolan/Institutionen för folkmusik

    Author : Sakari Heikka; [2023]
    Keywords : shakuhachi; compositional methods; improvisation; Japan; timbre; non-linearity; micro-phenomenology; silence;

    Abstract : The main goal of this thesis was to develop tools and methods for creating new music for the Japanese bamboo flute shakuhachi. Shakuhachi is an end-blown bamboo flute, which has existed in Japan since the seventh century. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cassandra’s Dream Song in Context: Reinventing Greek Mythology through the Contemporary Flute

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Musikhögskolan i Malmö

    Author : Andreani Papageorgiou; [2022]
    Keywords : Flute; Mythology; New complexity; Detailed notation; Extended techniques; Interpretation; Emotional conflict; Performer’s initiative; Performing Arts;

    Abstract : The subject of the present thesis stems from my personal interest about the way Greek mythology has influenced the craft of composing for, and playing, the flute. Although I have always been connected to my heritage, this particular interest was piqued during my studies abroad and especially when I began to tackle Brian Ferneyhough’s Cassandra’s Dream Song (1970) for solo flute. READ MORE