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Electroclarinet 2 - contrabass clarinet & live electronics

Looking for the studio album? Visit www.electroclarinet.comI already mentioned Electroclarinet 2 on this blog; this composition for contrabass clarinet & live electronics is an homage to Debussy's Cello sonata.An audio excerpt is now available (link to Bandcamp: Electroclarinet 2)Electroclarinet 2 by Jean-Francois CharlesFor more information on the live electronic processing, check these earlier posts:Live sound processing in Electroclarinet 2 - part 1Live sound processing in Electroclarinet 2 - part 2

Problems about the science of music & sound

The problem book, companion to Why You Hear What You Hear, is out. The pdf is available as a free download from book is organized to mirror the structure of Why You Hear What You Hear (link to amazon):Sound ItselfAnalyzing SoundMaking SoundMusical InstrumentsPsychoacoustics & MusicSoundspacesIf you are interested in music, sound, and acoustics, I hope you are going to enjoy having a look.Would you guess which piano is the biggest, given samples from three different instruments?