Arne Eigenfeldt

Arne Eigenfeldt (born 1962) is a Canadian composer and creator of interactive and generative music systems based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Both his music and his research into intelligent systems have been presented internationally. He is currently a professor of ...

Articles

Real-time Composition as Performance Ecosystem
Organised Sound (2011) Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 145-153

This article proposes that real-time composition can be considered a new performance ecosystem. Rather than an extension of electroacoustic instruments that are used within improvisatory environments, real-time composition systems are produced by composers interested in gestural interactions between musical agents, ...

Real-Time Timbral Organisation: Selecting Samples Based upon Similarity
Organised Sound (2010) Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 159-166

A comparison is made between two systems of real-time sample selection using timbral proximity that has relevance for live performance. Sound files in large sample libraries are analysed for audio features (amplitude RMS, spectral centroid, spectral flatness, and spectral energy ...

MediaScape: Towards a Video, Music, and Sound Metacreation
CITAR (2014) Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 61-73

We present a new media work, MediaScape, which is an initial foray into a fully interdisciplinary metacreativity. This paper defines metacreation, and we present examples of metacreative art within the fields of music, sound art, the history of generative narrative, ...