The setup and the execution of the electroacoustic part of this work requires a Computer Music Designer (Max expert).

Documentation date: Nov. 12, 2013

Version state

Valid

Validation date: May 3, 2018

Version documentalist

Version realisation

  • Eric Daubresse (Computer Music Designer)
  • Franck Rossi (Sound engineer)

Version length

41 mn

Upgrade Motivation

update for Max6 + sampler transfer from akai to a software version (samplor~)

Detailed staff

  • chœur de femmes à 12 voix (soprano [colorature], 5 soprano, 5 contralto, mezzo-soprano [])
  • trompette (aussi trompette piccolo [en mib] ), percussionniste, 2 cors [sur scène] , 2 trompettes [sur scène] (aussi 1 trompette piccolo [en mib] ), 2 trombones [sur scène] , tuba basse [sur scène] , 3 percussionnistes [sur scène] , 2 claviers électroniques/MIDI/synthétiseurs [sur scène]
(Detailed staff comes from Brahms, send mail to brahms-contenu@ircam.fr for correction.)

Electronic equipment list

Audio Equipment

  • 8 Loudspeaker - Loudspeakers
  • 2 subwoofer - Subwoofers
  • 1 DM2000 - Digital Mixers (Yamaha)

Computer Music Equipment

  • 1 MacBook Pro - Apple Laptops (Apple)
    OS 10.6
  • 1 Max 6 - Max (Cycling74)
    6.1.6
  • 1 Fireface 400 - Sound Board (RME)
  • 2 KX 88 - MIDI Keyboard (Yamaha)
    Both keyboards are stacked
  • 1 Midi interface - MIDI Interfaces
  • 1 MIDI booster - Booster

Musical Instruments

  • 1 Z8 - Sampler (Akai)
    now optional (can be "virtualized" by a max patch)

Premiere

  • April 25, 1997, Allemagne, Cologne, Witten, Tage für neue Kammermusik

Publisher :

  • Ricordi

Realisation

  • Eric Daubresse

Work length

  • 35 mn
Download all files
File Author(s) Comment
Download [1.1 MB] Setup disposition-percu-Sirene.zip percussion sets pictures
Download [73.9 KB] Technical rider FicheTecSirene2006oslo.pdf Franck Rossi
Download [2.4 MB] Score KEYBOARD A.pdf Luca Francesconi keyboard A (sampler) score
Download [1009.1 KB] Score KEYBOARD B .pdf Luca Francesconi keyboard B (event triggers) score
Download [653.4 KB] Cahier d'exploitation LF_S_97-FR.pdf Marc Battier historic "cahier d'exploitation" for reference
Download [56.6 KB] Setup Oslo.pdf Franck Rossi Loudspeaker and audio setup plan
Download [1.1 GB] Patch Sirene-Gespenter-2013.dmg
Download [24.4 MB] Sound banks Sirene-Gespenter-Sampler2013.dmg Serge Lemouton

Instructions

Loudspeaker, audio and stage setup

Midi setup

load the akai sampler using the ak.sys software, optionnally you can use the virtual sampler (see below)

Software installation

set the Max Preferences file path to the /snd/ and /lib/ folders

Initialization routine and Patch presentation

Open Sirene-concert-max6-untested-018.maxpat main patch and follow the instructions on the main patch :

Software Sampler (samplor~ version)

The Akai sampler can be replaced by a software solution.

Start sirenes-gespenter-samplor-mono.v1.maxpat with max6.1.

NB : Max File preferences should point to :

  • Sirene-Gespenter-Sampler2013:/Sirene-Gespenter-Samplor2013

This max patch uses the samplor~ object to emulate the hardware sampler.


Soundbanks :

  1. Sirenes1 
  2. Sirenes2 
  3. Sirenes3 
  4. OFF 
  5. Sirenes5
All these 5 sound banks are completely described into the "sirene-gespenter-multis" text file, using the following syntax :

0, 1 "PIANO HC2 -L.wav" 60. 21 38 1 127 0 0 0. 24.;

1, 1 "PIANO HD#2-L.wav" 60. 39 42 1 127 0 0 0. 21.;

2, 1 "PIANO HA2 -L.wav" 60. 43 50 1 127 0 0 0. 15.;

3, 1 "PIANO HD#3-L.wav" 60. 47 54 1 127 0 0 0. 9.;

4, 1 "PIANO HA3 -L.wav" 60. 55 59 1 127 0 0 0. 3.;

5, 1 "PIANO HF#4-L.wav" 60. 60 67 1 127 0 0 0. -6.;

6, 1 "PIANO HC5 -L.wav" 60. 68 120 1 127 0 0 0. -12.;

7, 1 "PIANO HF#5-L.wav" 60. 74 120 1 127 0 0 0. -18.;

8, 1 "PIANO HA5 -L.wav" 60. 80 120 1 127 0 0 0. -21.;

9, 2 "PIANO HC2 -L.wav" 60. 21 38 1 127 0 0 0. 24.;

10, 2 "PIANO HD#2-L.wav" 60. 39 43 1 127 0 0 0. 21.;

11, 2 "PIANO HA2 -L.wav" 60. 44 46 1 127 0 0 0. 15.;

12, 2 "PIANO HD#3-L.wav" 60. 47 54 1 127 0 0 0. 9.;

13, 2 "PIANO HA3 -L.wav" 60. 55 59 1 127 0 0 0. 3.;

14, 2 "PIANO HF#4-L.wav" 60. 60 67 1 127 0 0 0. -6.;

15, 2 "PIANO HC5 -L.wav" 60. 68 120 1 127 0 0 0. -12.;

16, 2 "PIANO HF#5-L.wav" 60. 74 120 1 127 0 0 0. -18.;

17, 2 "PIANO HA5 -L.wav" 60. 80 120 1 127 0 0 0. -21.;

18, 2 "PIANO  A#0-L.wav" 60. 21 28 1 127 0 0 0. 36. -11.2;

19, 2 "PIANO  G1 -L.wav" 60. 29 34 1 127 0 0 0. 29. -11.2;

20, 2 "PIANO  D2 -L.wav" 60. 35 40 1 127 0 0 0. 22. -11.2;

21, 2 "PIANO  G#2-L.wav" 60. 41 47 1 127 0 0 0. 16. -11.2;

22, 2 "PIANO  D#3-L.wav" 60. 48 54 1 127 0 0 0. 9. -11.2;

23, 2 "PIANO A#3 -L.wav" 60. 55 62 1 127 0 0 0. 2. -11.2;

24, 2 "PIANO  F4 -L.wav" 60. 63 70 1 127 0 0 0. -5. -11.2;

25, 2 "PIANO B4  -L.wav" 60. 71 82 1 127 0 0 0. -11. -11.2;

26, 2 "PIANO  G5 -L.wav" 60. 83 120 1 127 0 0 0. -19. -11.2;

27, 3 VENTICELLOVV.wav 60. 21 120 1 127 0 0 0. -4.;

28, 3 "CORO 6  LOOP.wav" 60. 21 120 1 127 0 0 0. -9.;

29, 3 RESPANIVIESO.wav 60. 21 57 1 127 0 0 0. 12.;

30, 3 "CLYMIB4   -L.wav" 60. 21 63 1 127 0 0 0. -15.;

31, 3 "CLYFAD4   -L.wav" 60. 64 65 1 127 0 0 0. -18.;

32, 3 "CLYLA4    -L.wav" 60. 66 120 1 127 0 0 0. -21.;

33, 3 "CLCMIB3   -L.wav" 60. 21 65 1 127 0 0 0. -3.;

34, 3 "CLCFAD3   -L.wav" 60. 66 68 1 127 0 0 0. -6.;

35, 3 "CLCLA3    -L.wav" 60. 69 71 1 127 0 0 0. -9.;

36, 3 "CLCDO4    -L.wav" 60. 72 74 1 127 0 0 0. -12.;

37, 3 "CLCMIB4   -L.wav" 60. 73 75 1 127 0 0 0. -15.;

38, 3 "CLCFAD4   -L.wav" 60. 76 120 1 127 0 0 0. -18.;

39, 5 VENTICELLOVV.wav 60. 21 120 1 127 0 0 0. -4.;

40, 5 "CORO 6  LOOP.wav" 60. 21 120 1 127 0 0 0. -9.;

41, 5 RESPANIVIESO.wav 60. 21 57 1 127 0 0 0. 12.;

42, 5 "CLYMIB4   -L.wav" 60. 21 63 1 127 0 0 0. -15.;

43, 5 "CLYFAD4   -L.wav" 60. 64 65 1 127 0 0 0. -18.;

44, 5 "CLYLA4    -L.wav" 60. 66 120 1 127 0 0 0. -21.;

45, 5 "CLCMIB3   -L.wav" 60. 21 65 1 127 0 0 0. -3.;

46, 5 "CLCFAD3   -L.wav" 60. 66 68 1 127 0 0 0. -6.;

47, 5 "CLCLA3    -L.wav" 60. 69 71 1 127 0 0 0. -9.;

48, 5 "CLCDO4    -L.wav" 60. 72 74 1 127 0 0 0. -12.;

49, 5 "CLCMIB4   -L.wav" 60. 73 75 1 127 0 0 0. -15.;

50, 5 "CLCFAD4   -L.wav" 60. 76 120 1 127 0 0 0. -18.;



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Version documentation creation date: Dec. 11, 2013, 10:26 a.m., update date: May 6, 2021, 3:09 p.m.