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An Immersive Musical Instrument Prototype

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2 Author(s)
Leonel Valbom ; University of Minho ; Adérito Marcos

This article describes a prototype immersive musical instrument that expands the concepts of traditional musical elements and allows the integration of a spatial dimension using 3D music and sound objects into the musical environment by employing physical, visual, and sound immersion. From the prototype's evaluation results, we conclude that immersive musical instruments naturally give users a way to perform, compose, or improvise music (in real time) with a high degree of control.

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IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications  (Volume:27 ,  Issue: 4 )