Category: Technology

  • Going paperless as a conductor: iPad + forScore

    Going paperless as a conductor: iPad + forScore

    One of the advantages of being half classical musician, half tech nerd is that I’ve actively enjoyed being forced to grapple with new technologies as a result of the pandemic. In order to keep doing some version of what we do, musicians have adapted to make use of video-conferencing, audio recording, and pretty much anything […]

  • An A.I. attempts to rewrite Thomas Tallis

    An A.I. attempts to rewrite Thomas Tallis

    Jukebox is a type of neural net – an network of artificial nodes which is ‘trained’ on a series of data, and can then be taught to use this data to generate new strings. These artificial intelligence networks have been used to create unique images, poetry, scripts, and music. Essentially, they work from one data-point […]

  • Making a ‘Virtual Choir’ video with free* software: Part 3 – Video

    Making a ‘Virtual Choir’ video with free* software: Part 3 – Video

    In this three-part series of posts, I’ll take you through why and how to make one of those charming multi-screen, multi-track musical videos, based on my own experiences. I’ve used software that’s freely available online [though see update below!], and I’m very much coming at this from the perspective of an amateur video editor, in […]

  • Making a ‘Virtual Choir’ video with free* software: Part 2 – Audio

    Making a ‘Virtual Choir’ video with free* software: Part 2 – Audio

    In this three-part series of posts, I’ll take you through why and how to make one of those charming multi-screen, multi-track musical videos, based on my own experiences. I’ve used software that’s freely available online [though see update below!], and I’m very much coming at this from the perspective of an amateur video editor, in […]

  • Making a ‘Virtual Choir’ video with free* software: Part 1 – Why

    Making a ‘Virtual Choir’ video with free* software: Part 1 – Why

    In this three-part series of posts, I’ll take you through why and how to make one of those charming multi-screen, multi-track musical videos, based on my own experiences. I’ve used software that’s freely available online [though see note below!], and I’m very much coming at this from the perspective of an amateur video editor, in […]