Karlheinz Essl

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erat Verbum

multilingual fixed-media composition / electronic sound performance
2020-2022



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Fixed-media composition based on John 1, 1-5:

  1. In principio erat Verbum, et Verbum erat apud Deum, et Deus erat Verbum.
  2. Hoc erat in principio apud Deum.
  3. Omnia per ipsum facta sunt: et sine ipso factum est nihil, quod factum est.
  4. In ipso vita erat, et vita erat lux hominum:
  5. et lux in tenebris lucet, et tenebrae eam non comprehenderunt.
using (mostly) computer-generated voices in 24 different languages with 12 male and 12 female speakers, processed by a computer program written in MaxMSP.


Languages

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male: greek latin arab turkish russian english german dutch swedish danish islandic spanish
female: french polish czech hungarian finish hebrew hindi indonesian thai chinese japanese korean


Listen

Karlheinz Essl: erat Verbum (2020-2022)
multilingual electronic composition


Software

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MaxMSP program of erat Verbum
© 2020-2022 by Karlheinz Essl



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Updated: 22 Apr 2022

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