The BRASS Project, from Physical Models to Virtual Musical Instruments: Playability Issues

  • Christophe Vergez
  • Patrice Tisserand
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3902)


The Brass project aims to deliver software virtual musical instruments (trumpet, trombone, tenor saxophone) based on physical modelling. This requires to work on some aspects of the playability of the models so that they can be played in real time through a simple keyboard : better control of the attacks, automatic tuning, humanization.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christophe Vergez
    • 1
    • 2
  • Patrice Tisserand
    • 2
  1. 1.LMA-CNRSMarseilleFrance
  2. 2.IRCAMParisFrance

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