going to a music shop and buying a new CD, tape or record. When
you take it home, you play it, decide that you like it and it
becomes a firm favorite. You know that everytime you hear it,
it is a reliable source of entertainment and pleasure. This
is Rmusic or 'recorded' music.
buying a new album, but this time in CD ROM format to be played
on a computer.
And everytime you play this album the music will be different.
There will be no definitive version. The music will change and
grow with you.
This is Parallel Music: a new musical system that generates original performances from
pre-recorded material. All you need to play it is a computer
connected to loudspeakers or headphones and a CD ROM (or web
connection) containing Parallel Music or 'PMusic'.
Chameleon Lectra functions as a creative organisation promoting
and releasing PMusic pieces. Several projects are underway as
more ideas are being developed:
• Visit 'Consemble' - for an open compositions
project in which you can contribute your own sounds.
PMusic pieces now available: hear SINGLES * 'The Sound of the Field' * 'Mobile Dawn In An Old World Garden' * 'Consemble: Plymouth' and Consembles A to K.
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