Desain, P., & Honing, H. (1995). Towards algorithmic descriptions for continuous modulations of musical parameters. In Proceedings of the 1995 International Computer Music Conference. 393-395. San Francisco: ICMA.


A workbench is presented to help in modeling the regularities found in continuous parameter changes of music performance. In modeling these continuous aspects algorithmically, we hope to get a better understanding of their anatomy. The initial focus is on pitch changes: vibrato and portamento, and on the regularities that can be found in their performance.

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