In 2007 I audited the MIT course 21M.361, Composing with Computers. Below are some compositions created as assignments for this course. Preparation of some kind may be required before listening. Try just waiting to hear what happens next. If you approach this stuff the wrong way, it may sound like random noise.
Concert piece mix mp3 1 (7.5 Mb)
Sections in order of appearance:
|0:00||1.3 Found sound||The Infernal Machine|
|0:12||3.2.4 Noisy sound||We are Experiencing Technical Difficulties|
|0:19||1.3 Found sound||The Infernal Machine part 2|
|0:45||3.2.2 Convolution beautiful sound||Bells of Bedlam|
|1:10||2.2 Feedback with Reverb||Feeding Frenzy|
|2:20||3.3 DSP||Trumpets of an Ancient Faith|
|3:22||3.2.4 Noisy sound||We are Experiencing Technical Difficulties|
|3:27||4.4 Max/MSP Improvisation Machine||My Fellow Australians|
|5:20||3.3 DSP||Trumpets of an Ancient Faith reprise|
This piece probably sounds best played pretty loudly on a system with a subwoofer, or on good headphones
To save files locally,
1 Mp3 file. Play with mp3 player like iPod or mp3 software such as WinAmp, Windows Media Player, or iTunes.
See also Neale Morison's Music page.