An electrophone is a musical instruments which produces sound primarily by electrical means.


Shafqat Ali Khan, David Wessel

Selections from a 1996 concert at CNMAT, featuring improvisations with Indian Ghazal tradition vocalist Shafqat Ali Khan, and live electronics with composer/improviser David Wessel.


Go Where (excerpt)

Posted by Matthew Goodheart on September 1, 2009

Studio produced computer music by Ushio Torikai, with analysis and synthesis by David Wessel. Produced at IRCAM in 1985, released on the CD "Go Where" (Victor, VDR-1026), by Ushio Torikai.


Darsána I

Darsana I is an interactive work for a pianist playing the Yamaha Disklavier (a piano fitted with MIDI technology in its keys). I connect the Disklavier to a computer and program software to interact with a pianist. The pianist plays material which acts as triggers to the Disklavier, and causes it to respond with material I have worked out.


Cenzontle (Mockingbird)

Roberto Morales, Cenzontle

Skilled improvisers are able to shape in real time a music discourse by continuously modulating pitch, rhythm, tempo and loudness to communicate high-level information such as musical structures and emotion.