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Synfire generated score + mp3

Author RobertoD

Another example of morphing containers + a simple melody over a pretty fast accompaniment + the Synfire .xml generated file as imported in Finale.



Tue, 2018-12-18 - 20:35 Permalink

This one is sure to wake you up in the morning no matter what.

Do you know "Character" from Aziza Mustafa Zadeh? Has similar effect on my blood pressure ;-) Although it 's pretty impossible to perform anywhere close to her skill. 

This is a version played with a band, although I like her original solo much better.

Thu, 2018-12-20 - 11:17 Permalink

Nema problema, Andre :D

Here are the first four bars of Character played by Synfire.

I began as ususal by implementing the correct chordal progression.

Then I played the piece from a non-commercial piano sheet found over the net.

Synfire recognized the right notes without additional settings. I only had to change a horizontal scale toward the end (D harmonic minor vs natural minor) to get the correct VI degree (B natural).

Then I imported the recording of the firsst four measures in Melodyne and extracted from there the tempo map and the midi velocities.

Imported the tempo map as midi file and pasted in tempo parameter.

Imported the midi file from Melodyne, copied the velocities and pasted into the two pianos.

That's all.



Thu, 2018-12-20 - 11:21 Permalink

This was interesting because it proves that Synfire is at 98% capable of correctly re-construct the harmonic+melodic thoughts of Mrs Aziza's brain ;D

Thu, 2018-12-20 - 11:24 Permalink

I could have merged the two piano tracks (left hand and right hand), but that wasn't as important...

Thu, 2018-12-20 - 15:12 Permalink

The tempo fluctuations do a great part of the job in humanizing, and one of the tools I would like to go deeper in is the Shift parameter. Perhaps a tool like a Bezier, or something like that, to easily draw rubatos, anticipations, ritardandos and s.o. could be useful?

Thu, 2018-12-20 - 16:33 Permalink

You should be able to use the Shape tool for that.

Yes, but I mean a locked-to-grid tool. It should stay halfway between the Pencil tool and the Freehand tool, something like the powerful Transform tool of StudioOne

You can draw a freehand line that will snap to the quantization grid

Then you can superimpose a parabola

And twist and distort it as much as you want