Lexikon-Sonate
Lexikon-Sonate
5.0

4.0

Lexikon-Sonate free download for Mac

Lexikon-Sonate

5.0
06 June 2018

Environment for musical composition/live performances.

Overview

Lexikon-Sonate is an interactive realtime composition environment for musical composition and live performances. It takes advantage of composition algorithms that has been developed by Karlheinz Essl since the 1980's. With this algorithmic music generator on can easily create fascinating and complex musical structures on the fly.

Lexikon-Sonate is an infinite music installation that can run on a computer for years without repeating itself. It can also be used as a computer instrument for live performances.

What's new in Lexikon-Sonate

Version 5.0:

Note: Now requires OS X 10.10 or later

  • HiFi sound quality as you can load your favorite VST Piano Sampler (such as Pianotaq or Addictive Keys) as playback device
  • New structure generator „Zheng"
  • GUI improvements
  • Bug fixes

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2 Lexikon-Sonate Reviews

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Marba
30 December 2009

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This is amazing. Amazing because of an algorithm and instruments (probably MIDI), it generates rhythmic "music" with beats and tempo. Listeners may be pleased to hear "virgin" tunes, as claimed. This may be useful to play in public, in cafe or arts galleries, etc. context doing away with music copyrights. What I wish for: - selectable tempo, algorithms for slow, hot, fast pace, etc. genres of music. Thank you to the creators for this.
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Version 3.3
Tachy0n
07 June 2018
Dr. Essl may be great, but his license is annoying. You can’t write songs that you can sell later, or perform live and charge admission. http://www.essl.at/works/Lexikon-Sonate.html says “You may not use this work for commercial purposes.“
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Version 5.0
Marba
30 December 2009
This is amazing. Amazing because of an algorithm and instruments (probably MIDI), it generates rhythmic "music" with beats and tempo. Listeners may be pleased to hear "virgin" tunes, as claimed. This may be useful to play in public, in cafe or arts galleries, etc. context doing away with music copyrights. What I wish for: - selectable tempo, algorithms for slow, hot, fast pace, etc. genres of music. Thank you to the creators for this.
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Version 3.3
Free

4.0

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • Intel 32
  • Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later
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