A System for Improvisational Musical Expression Based on Player ’ s Sense of Tempo

Hashida, Tomoko and Naemura, Takeshi and Sato, Takao

Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression

This paper introduces a system for improvisational musicalexpression that enables all users, novice and experienced, toperform intuitively and expressively. Users can generate musically consistent results through intuitive action, inputtingrhythm in a decent tempo. We demonstrate novel mappingways that reect user’s input information more interactivelyand eectively in generating the music. We also present various input devices that allow users more creative liberty.