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    Timbre Morphing using the Modal Distribution


    Lysaght, Thomas and Timoney, Joseph (2002) Timbre Morphing using the Modal Distribution. In: 5th Int. Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx-02), September 26-28 2002, Hsmburg, Germany.

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    Abstract

    We present techniques for timbre-morphing between two audio signals based on the Modal time-frequency representation of music signals. A signal synthesis method is described which resynthesises signals from Modal distributions. Direct resynthesis from the original signal produces a timbre that is almost undistinguishable from the source. In deciding which salient features to morph a relational graph representation of timbre is used and linear interpolation and non-linear warping are applied in performing the morph between Modal distributions.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Keywords: Timbre Morphing; Modal Distribution;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Arts,Celtic Studies and Philosophy > Music
    Faculty of Science and Engineering > Computer Science
    Item ID: 4110
    Depositing User: Joseph Timoney
    Date Deposited: 28 Jan 2013 15:05
    Refereed: Yes
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