Piloting a microtonal organ with OpenMusic

A look at a one-of-a-kind instrument: The Fokker Organ in 31-tone equal temperament, housed at the Muziekgebouw in Amsterdam. Using OpenMusic to work with microtones and just intonation, Forty-nine was composed entirely within a maquette, whose MIDI playback was converted to fit the specifications of the Fokker organ’s custom MIDI interface.

Making an orchestra speak

Speaking is a piece for orchestra and live electronics that employs various offline and real-time technologies for creating a hybrid space between orchestral and speech sounds.