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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.


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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