[CM] rts debut
Fri, 23 Sep 2005 08:18:50 -0500
Composers might be interested in Hanspeters experience witht the new
rts scheduler todd and i have been working on. Im forwarding most of
his note with his permission.
Begin forwarded message:
> From: Hanspeter Kyburz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: September 23, 2005 5:20:50 AM CDT
> To: Rick Taube <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: midishare?
> Hi Rick,
> it was really impressing! We had our last ten day block of experiments
> the hall of Centre Pompidou in Paris with the dancer (Emio Greco),
> (Joost Rekveld), light (Pieter Scholten), Max (Wolfgang Heiniger) and
> One rt-process simulted a virutal ensemble, which will be replaced in
> concerts by the Ensemble Intercontemporain. The other rt-processes were
> sprouted and continously modulated by more or less imprevisible
> gestures of
> the dancer, but nevertheless were strictly referring harmonically and
> rhythmically to the dynamic context of the ensemble's deveopment. I
> was most
> exciting to watch complex patterns based on descrete elements
> depending on
> continous realtime control.
> Some people who came by sat there for hours just to follow the
> Boulez also came and stayed there until the late evening, all the time
> asking questions about CMs patterns. What a curious guy with his 80
> But above all it was quite a shock for some of the Ircam programmers
> , who were most interested in OpenMCLs
> native parallel threads and CMs rt-scheduler.
> With the Vienna Sample Library's sounds we even had a quite realistic
> simulation of the ensemble. One machine was just used for data
> filtering the incoming sensor data. From my machine CMs Mididata were
> via Midishare (4 IAC Ports) to Kontakt (Software Sampler) and directly
> the another computer's video processing (Jitter). Kontakt's Audio was
> from my machine to MAX on Wolfgang's computer. Communication remained
> during the whole period of 9 days.
> My whole code has got blown up and is not very transparent at the
> moment. As
> soon as I have time to comment it, I will send it to you. First I have
> clean it up and finish the score for the ensemble. Concerts will start
> Nov 8, 9, 10 and there will be two tours each of a month with several
> concerts in 2006. I hope we will have a reasonable video recording of
> premiere which I can send to you.