Sounding Brush: A Tablet based Musical Instrument for Drawing and Mark Making.

Sourya Sen, Koray Tahiroğlu, Julia Lohman

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Abstract

Existing applications of mobile music tools are often con- cerned with the simulation of acoustic or digital musical in- struments, extended with graphical representations of keys, pads, etc. Following an intensive review of existing tools and approaches to mobile music making, we implemented a digi- tal drawing tool, employing a time-based graphical/gestural interface for music composition and performance. In this paper, we introduce our Sounding Brush project, through which we explore music making in various forms with the natural gestures of drawing and mark making on a tablet de- vice. Subsequently, we present the design and development of the Sounding Brush application. Utilising this project idea, we discuss the act of drawing as an activity that is not separated from the act of playing musical instrument. Drawing is essentially the act of playing music by means of a continuous process of observation, individualisation and exploring time and space in a unique way.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression
Place of PublicationBirmingham
PublisherInternational Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression
Pages331-336
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 25 Jul 2020
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventINTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NEW INTERFACES FOR MUSICAL EXPRESSION -
Duration: 1 Jan 1900 → …

Publication series

NameProceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression
ISSN (Electronic)2220-4806

Conference

ConferenceINTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NEW INTERFACES FOR MUSICAL EXPRESSION
Abbreviated titleNIME
Period01/01/1900 → …

Keywords

  • NIME
  • mobile music
  • Mobile app
  • sound and music computing
  • SOPI

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