TS2 is a specialized time-stretch and transposition software based on the SuperVP™ audio engine. In TS2, the sound is represented as a time/frequency sonogram (FFT) that is modified in real-time according to the user's actions. TS2 integrates classic audio editor functions with the possibility of combining several sounds in the same document and of crossfading. The different sound transformations available (time stretch, transposition, remix functions, spectral clipping) can be controlled either by automation curves or directly in MIDI. A Master module allows to finalize the sound rendering thanks to the possible insertion of your favorite plugins (VST2, VST3 and AudioUnit).
Partiels is the new analysis software developed at IRCAM. It includes most of the analyses of AudioScupt 3 (FFT, fundamental frequency, attack detection, bpm estimation, etc.) presented in a new and more responsive interface. The resulting analyses can be exported in text or .sdif format for use in other software like Max or OpenMusic
At the end of the course, participants will be able to read a sonogram in TS2, optimize the analysis parameters for frequency representation and processing, and correctly set up and perform basic processing operations (transposition, time dilation, use of the Remix functions). Participants will be able to perform several analyses in Partiels, export them and use them in Max and OpenMusic.
Composers, musicians, engineers, sound engineers, sound designers, video editors, post-production professionals, teachers...
Good understanding of computer manipulation on MacOS, a software sequencer (ProTools, Logic Pro or Live) and a sound editor (Audacity).
Educational Resources and Techniques
Classroom equipped with computers with all the necessary software installed, headphones, and MIDI keyboards
Class Format: training alternates between presentations, explanations on theory, studying examples to analyze, and hands-on exercises
Didactic Materials: video-projected presentations and documents
Supervision and Assessment
Welcome the first day of training beginning at 9:45am
Attendance controlled; signature of an attendance sheet required every morning and afternoon
Assessment of acquired knowledge using a multiple-choice test (30 minutes) taken at the end of training
A certificate at the end of the program is given to each participant with the results of the exam
Training Period and Organization
12hours of training. Thursday- Friday, October 20-21, 2022. 10am-13pm/2:30pm-5:30pm
10 students maximum
This training program will be held at IRCAM on-site in accordance with local sanitary guidelines and measures in place at the current time. These guidelines and measures may change. In the event that IRCAM cannot physically welcome students, an adapted program will be held virtually. For further information, please contact: info-pedagogie (at) ircam.fr.
|Morning (TS2)||Discovery of the different elements of the interface|
Learning to read a sonogram
Understand the parameters of sonogram analysis
Learn how to calculate a sonogram according to the type of sound
Sound manipulation and editing
|Afternoon (TS2)||Effect manipulation|
Making successful transpositions
Using the TS analysis parameters to produce creative effects
Introduction to automated curves
Optimizing transposition using Maxf0 automation
Using Remix Options
|Afternoon (Partiels)||Presentation of the interface|
Notion of track, notion of group
Realization of analyses
Export and use in TS2, Max and OpenMusic