Noise Robert Polzoni

The composition Noise draws upon the aspect of popular music as its source of inspiration. In this composition, I wanted to write a piece that explores the aspect of dissonance in a non-traditional manner. To accomplish this goal I made extensive use of distorted sound files. The source material for the composition was taken from a variety of different sound sources. Some material was generated from voice samples, while others were entirely synthetic in nature. One notable exception is the sample of a harpsichord, which after extensive processing became the contrasting ending material for the piece.

  • Year of composition: 1999
  • Hardware used: G3 power Mac, Audiomedia III Soundcard
  • Software used: Deck, Peak, Hyperprism, Soundhack, (Plug-ins Ionizer, SFX machine)
  • Duration of the submitted work: 6:58
  • Production: Home, University of Alberta

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