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RobertoD

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Synfire generated score + mp3

By RobertoD

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

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A Blues-ish Brahms (test)

By RobertoD

I'm doing some tests to find a viable way of assembling a library which could work in different harmonic contexts. The attached brahms_op4.coglib proved to be a good candidate. The op.4 Scherzo (...)

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16 bars of piano with just 1 midiclip

By RobertoD

Hi. I imported in Synfire the first bar (omitting the grace note) of Robert Schumann's Arabeske op.18 via midifile and built on that seven-notes excerpt a 16-measures piano phrase. I (...)

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Testing orchestral Kontakt libraries

By RobertoD

So far I used almost exclusively the built-in synthesizer, at 99% the Yamaha Grand Piano patch. This morning I did some experiments loading ochestral libraries directly in Synfire (no drone, I don't (...)

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An American in Paris

By RobertoD

I imported as static pitches the main theme from the MIDI file of Gershwin's An American in Paris . When converting it in Figures , Synfire totally missed the harmonies. So I (...)

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Almost random chromatic clashes

By RobertoD

A further example. In this short test I recorded (at a very slooow BPM...) a chromatic scale "out of tune". i.e., over a C major chord I began to play the scale (...)

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The Take Five challenge

By RobertoD

Keeping on experimenting with chromatism in Synfire. Take Five (1959), by Paul Desmond and the Dave Brubeck Quartet, is one of the famousest jazz standards. To implement the first two bars in (...)

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Video example: my first attempt

By RobertoD

Hi. I tried to realize with Screenflow a guide on how to preserve the chromatic passages in Synfire without disabling the Voice Leading checkbox under the Interpretation tab. I uploaded the video (...)

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Brahms Intermezzo + Autumn Leaves

By RobertoD

Today I used Synfire to transform a Brahms intermezzo into something else. First, in Synfire I recorded from a MIDI piano the first 9 measures of Brahms at a very slow BPM (...)

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Chopin Prelude in G

By RobertoD

While I am struggling against a annoying influence, I have pledged to understand the basic concepts of Synfire. And, frankly, my surprise was great when I saw that the software is able (...)

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