research data . Dataset . 2011

Supplementary Material for "A SuperCollider Class for Vowel Synthesis and its Use for Sonification"

Grond, Florian; Bovermann, Till; Hermann, Thomas;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2011
  • Country: Germany
In this paper, we present building blocks for the synthesis of vowel sounds in the programming language SuperCollider. We discuss the advantages of using vowel based synthesis, and make a review where it has already been used in sonifications. Then, we describe in detail the main class Vowel which handles all parameters related to the formants that are typically used for vowel synthesis. In order to simplify the handling of the Vowel class, we introduce two auxiliary pseudo Ugens: Formants for additive synthesis, and BPFStack for subtractive synthesis. This introduction of the building blocks is followed by code examples for sound synthesis, which make use of the described classes and their specific features. We finally present sample applications, showing how these building blocks can be used in sonification.
Persistent Identifiers
free text keywords: 004, vowel synthesis sonification
Related Organizations
  • Rural Digital Europe
Any information missing or wrong?Report an Issue