A generative sound environment based on John Cage’s “Fontana Mix” (1958), created by composer Karlheinz Essl. The original concept of the piece uses a graphical
The structural core of FontanaMixer is a realtime granular synthesis engine that was originally developed for my realtime sound shredder REplay PLAYer which is distributed as shareware.
This sound generator creates new variants and hybrids of a given sound material, and is controlled by randomly obtained values for compositional parameters like phrase length, speed, grain duration, granular offset, transposition and reverb.
- Released as Universal Binary