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PaperTonnetz: Music Composition with Interactive Paper

Louis Bigo 1, 2, * Jérémie Garcia 1, 3, 4 Antoine Spicher 2 Wendy E. Mackay 3, 4
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3 IN-SITU - Situated interaction
LRI - Laboratoire de Recherche en Informatique, UP11 - Université Paris-Sud - Paris 11, Inria Saclay - Ile de France, CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique : UMR8623
Abstract : Tonnetze are space-based musical representations that lay out individual pitches in a regular structure. They are primarily used for analysis with visualization tools or on paper and for performance with button-based tablet or tangible interfaces. This paper first investigates how properties of Tonnetze can be applied in the composition process, including the two-dimensional organization of pitches, based on a chord or on a scale. We then describe PaperTonnetz, a tool that lets musicians explore and compose music with Tonnetz representations by making gestures on interactive paper. Unlike screen-based interactive Tonnetz systems that treat the notes as playable buttons, PaperTonnetz allows composers to interact with gestures, creating replayable patterns that represent pitch sequences and/or chords. We describe the results of an initial test of the sys- tem in a public setting, and how we revised PaperTonnetz to better support three activities: discovering, improvising and assembling musical sequences in a Tonnetz. We con- clude with a discussion of directions for future research with respect to creating novel paper-based interactive music representations to support musical composition.
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Louis Bigo, Jérémie Garcia, Antoine Spicher, Wendy E. Mackay. PaperTonnetz: Music Composition with Interactive Paper. Sound and Music Computing, Jul 2012, Copenhague, Denmark. ⟨hal-00718334⟩

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