Damiano Meacci's scientific contributions

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Amplitude-based sound spatialization without any further signal processing is still today a valid musical choice in certain contexts. This paper emphasizes the importance of the resulting envelope shapes on the single loudspeakers in common listening situations such as concert halls, where most listeners will find themselves in off-centre positions...
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Managing control data in live electronic systems can be very complex. Ideally, in a rehearsal situation the performers should be able to focus on the musically relevant problems and make significant changes to the structure of musical events in an immediate way. To obtain this kind of flexibility, a performance system has been developed at Tempo Re...
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This paper describes the musical and technical design and the realisation of a large-scale sound installation produced and realised by Centro Tempo Reale for the inauguration of Renzo Piano's new Auditorium in Rome. The installation, conceived by Luciano Berio, was mainly dedicated to electroacoustic music: the complex technological set-up offered...
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The development of electronic music by Luciano Berio is discussed. Three compositions of Berio such as Outis, Ofanìm and Altra voce are presented. The technological solutions designed and implemented for the live performance of these three works are also discussed.
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Tempo Reale ha, negli ultimi anni, intensificato la sua attività di produttore di opere legate al suono e alle nuove tecnologie. Tra i risultati di quest'attività si presentano qui tre lavori: Osso di Virgilio Sieni, Spiral di Karlheinz Stockhausen e The Table of Earth di David Moss. Queste opere, pur facendo riferimento a contesti diversi (una per...

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... All these conditions (8) permit to set all the parameters once we find the five numbers 1 , 2 , 3 , 1 , 2 . ...
... The well-defined attacks of the envelope shapes are especially important in this case to make the different diagonal loudspeaker positions distinguishable to our ears. Apart from concert productions, Tempo Reale is often also involved in projects of sound installation art, like the one realized in 2002 at the new Auditorium in Rome [12]. Only very rarely, there are central listening positions in these works: the visitors are free to move in space, in every position a valid listening experience must be possible. ...