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Time-compression

Latest update : 3 November 2007.

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  • English definition

    3 novembre 2007, par Pierre Couprie

    This term is most frequently used as the inverse procedure of time-stretching. However, sound materials can also be compressed in time through any editing or brassage-based technique. Time compression may also be said to have a poetic dimension ; the telescoping of anecdotal material into a musical experience in Luc Ferrari’s "Presque rien no 1", for example.