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

Performance date: Nov. 4, 2015

Documentation date: Nov. 14, 2015

Version state

Valid

Validation date: May 3, 2018



Executions dates of this version

  • Nov. 4, 2015,

Version documentalist

Version realisation

  • Serge Lemouton (Computer Music Designer)
  • Jérémie Henrot (Sound engineer)
  • Augustin Muller (Computer Music Designer)

No other version available

Detailed staff

  • guitar
(Detailed staff comes from Brahms, send mail to brahms-contenu@ircam.fr for correction.)

Electronic equipment list

Computer Music Equipment

  • 1 MacBook Pro - Apple Laptops (Apple)
  • 1 Max 7 - Max (Cycling74)
  • 1 Modalys - Virtual Instruments (Ircam)
  • 1 Footswitch / Sustain Pedal - Footswitch / Sustain Pedal

Musical Instruments

  • 1 smart guitar - Musical Instruments (Ircam)

Premiere

  • March 22, 1987, Allemagne, Calw/Mosel.
  • Feb. 2, 2014, version pour guitare virtuelle, Allemagne, Düsseldorf, Tonhalle, Festival für modernes Hören

Publisher:

  • Ricordi

Work length

  • 8 mn
Download all files
File Author(s) Comment
Download [105.0 KB] Score Score Robert Platz
Download [87.9 MB] Patch patch and sounds Augustin Muller
Download [7.4 MB] Score Score scan Robert Platz with computer music designer's annotations
Download [9.5 MB] Simulation files sound excerpt guitar recording, for testing purposes
Download [439.5 MB] Recording(s) concert recording Flo Menezes multitrack recording and stereo mix

Instructions

Audio setup

Mono input, mono output

No loudspeaker required :  all the electronic part is played thru the guitar body.

Max Settings

  • IO VS = 64
  • signal VS = 64
  • overdrive on
  • audio interrupt off
  • SR = 44.1 khz

Checklist:

  • Open the "Closed_loop_project.maxproj" project in max 7
  1. bang "cl/init"
  2. bang "cl/load"
  3. dsp on
  4. Check the audio output and input from the guitar
  5. Check the midi pedal
  6. Check the guitar tuning (important)
  7. Set the "Master Out" level to 0db
  8. Initialize Section 1 (with the "section menu) 
  9. Score Cues are triggered from the guitarist 's  foot pedal.

Keyboard shortcuts:

 

  • Space bar : next cue (= midi pedal)
  • up arrow : next cue
  • down arrow : previous cue
  • esc : reset loops

 

Version documentation creation date: Nov. 14, 2015, 5:36 p.m., update date: March 24, 2021, 3:01 p.m.