Sphinx Steel Stylianou


A long enigmatic electronic work; parts of this are midi interpretations of instrumental works where three forms of synthesis (additive, FM and real analogue) are linked together to produce a “hybrid” sound, the results again combined with other sounds and used in places to form a vibrant sound-arena many other sounds have been used and juxtaposed including the human voice.

  • Year of composition: 2004
  • Hardware used: Pentium II 350MHZ Windows machine + SCSI hard disks, midi interfaces, CD writers, etc.

    Kawai K5000 Additive Workstation, Korg MS20 synth, Yamaha DX27 synth, Roland Tr606 Drum box, Alesis digital “reverb” multi- FX box, Korg analogue delay, Various microphones, DAT machines, an old Portastudio and an even more ancient 12 channel mixer.

  • Software used: CubaseVST24, Wavelab 3.x, Sibelius Scorewriter, Koan music generator, Texture stochastic music generator.

    Various software synthesizers (mainly granular synths), effects and mastering tools plus a load of other smallish applications used for parts of pieces or as enhancements.

  • Duration of the submitted work: 20:38
  • Production: Home

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