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Entropy for “Caprice No. 5 by Paganini”

By BTS on May 8, 2016 10:39 pm

I’ve been listening to a compilation of classical guitar pieces and got an idea to “sample” the music and stretch it without using Paulstretch. To do this, I turned to Sunvox.

I took a classical guitar MIDI file, in this case, “Caprice No. 5” by Paganini into Sunvox.  After importing the MIDI file, I created two sets of patterns for two sets of audio chains. In the 1st chain, I created a Sampled Classical Guitar instrument, then into an Amplifier effect to control the volume and then a Reverb. For the 2nd chain, I used a Generator, into an Echo, then into two Delays, into another Echo and finally into a Reverb.

I then split the patterns into smaller, more manageable chunks to add pattern effects.  I used a probability effect that would effect the velocity and probability of playing the note to each note of the piece about a third of the way in. I also began to slow the pattern down to increase the 2nd chain’s effects. As I did this, I brought down the volume of the first chain, and brought up the volume of the second chain. 

I finalized the track with Audacity.

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I've put the working Sunvox file up for download if anyone is interested. Download Here.

This submission is licensed by author under CC Attribution Share Alike (BY-SA)

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May 9, 2016 3:58 pm

Very cool atmospheric effects.  It's hard to tell it's even guitar music at times.

May 9, 2016 5:39 pm

Interesting. Some really beautiful sounds here. Great write up.

Excellent job smile

May 10, 2016 10:13 am

Excellent atmos! smile

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