a Modalys-ER reed instrument

Modalys-ER (1997-2003) is a graphical editor for creating virtual acoustic instruments and generating simple performances with them (non-real time). It is based around IRCAM’s Modalys modal-modelling synthesis engine. MfOM is an Open Music version of the Modalys-ER interface. Both were developed in collaboration with IRCAM

a simple plucked string instrument

a Modalys-ER "score"

Related Publications:

‘Modalys-ER for OpenMusic (MfOM): Virtual Instruments and Virtual Musicians’ (Polfreman, R.). Organised Sound 7 (2002), 327-340.

‘MfOM: a Library for Building and Controlling Physical Model Instruments in OpenMusic’ (Polfreman, R.). In Proceedings of the 2002 International Computer Music Conference. (San Francisco: ICMA, 2002), 436-439.

‘A TKS Framework for Understanding Music Composition Processes and its Application in Interactive System Design’ (Polfreman, R. and Loomes, M.J.). In Proceedings of the AISB01 Symposium on Creativity in Arts and Sciences (Brighton: SSAISB, 2001), 75-83.

‘A task analysis of music composition and its application to the development of Modalyser’ (Polfreman, R.) Organised Sound 4 (1999), 31-43.