At SMC 2017

After some years, I’m back at the Sound and Music Computing Conference, 14th ed, 2017, in Espoo. Presenting two papers, both available on line in the proceedings: Systema Naturae: shared practices between physical computing and algorithmic composition, with Mauro Lanza, and Electric Grammars. Algorithmic Design and Construction of Experimental Music Circuits, with Simone Pappalardo

An essay on Umberto Eco

Umberto Eco

I’m very proud that my essay on “Modes of sign production” has been included into the volume dedicated to Umberto Eco in the Library of living philosophers.

Umberto Eco in the Library of living philosophers

Publication list

Luckily I found a WP plugin, so under the page Publications there’s a list of my publications, updated. Typesetting is debatable, anyway better then nothing

Introduction to SuperCollider

Introduction to SuperCollider

I’m very proud of having my introductory book on SuperCollider translated into English and published by Logos Verlag, Berlin. Here the publisher’s web page. Thanks to Marinos Koutsomichalis, Joe Higham, Josh Parmenter.

Introduction to SuperCollider

Signata 6: Sémiotique de la musique/Music and Meaning

Signata 6: Towards a semiotics of the audible

I’m very happy to have my article Towards a semiotics of the audible in the issue 6 of Signata, as the editors gave me the opportunity to finally review and translate into English a work I started with my PhD thesis. Here it is.

Signata 6: Towards a semiotics of the audible

Regnum vegetabile, Paris 190116

Systema naturae

As a part of the project that Ensemble 2e2m has dedicated to the work we did with Mauro Lanza, on Jan 19 2e2m has played Regnum vegetabile at the CRR in Paris. And they presented the book that they dedicated to the cycle, Systema nature.

Systema naturae

XX CIM: Rome

AIMI

On 20-22 October 2014, I’ll be in Rome for the XX CIM – Colloquio di Informatica Musicale, organised by AIMI. I’ll present three papers:

  • PERMUTATION SYNTHESIS: Giacomo Valenti, Andrea Valle, Antonio Servetti
  • SOUNDSCAPEGENERATOR: SOUNDSCAPE MODELLING AND SIMULATION: Marinos Koutsomichalis, Andrea Valle
  • THE GATE MODULATOR. AN EXPERIMENT IN DIGITALLY-CONTROLLED ANALOG SYNTHESIS: Andrea Valle, Simone Pappalardo

And we’ll also present the new book I co-edited with Stefano Bassanese: “Enore Zaffiri. Saggi e materiali”.

See AIMI site for proceedings and Zaffiri page.

AIMI

Making Acoustic Computer Music: The Rumentarium project

OS, 18/3

The new Organised Sound issue dedicated to “Re-wiring electronic music” contains my article “Making Acoustic Computer Music: The Rumentarium project” that sums up four years of research with the Rumentarium setup. To be precise: Andrea Valle (2013). Making Acoustic Computer Music: The Rumentarium project. Organised Sound, 18, pp 242-254. doi:10.1017/S1355771813000216.

OS, 18/3

On CMJ’s Live Coding DVD

cmj 35/4

I’m very happy to be featured in the  Computer Music Journal winter issue’s DVD dedicated to Live coding. Well, I’m presenting a video on “live writing” with the rumentarium…

Here the issue, the program notes and, above all, the video is publicly available here.

cmj 35/4

SuperCollider Book is out

The SuperCollider Book

It seems incredible but The SuperCollider Book is finally out by MIT Press. We have contributed with a chapter n the VEP project.

The SuperCollider Book