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English definition

Sound transformations may be defined as a timbral metamorphosis (i.e., from
point ’A’ seemingly naturally to point ’B’) within one single sound event or
sonorous gesture. In the latter case this can either take place within a
sound continuum or by way of a discrete sound’s repetition being transformed
into that of a second[, third, etc.] sound, again as ’naturally’ as

From “Sound Transformations in Electroacoustic Music” (Leigh Landy, 1951) ;

samedi 3 novembre 2007, par Pierre Couprie