Idiosyncratic Audio Feedback Networks for Music Creation


  • Adriano Claro Monteiro Universidade Federal de Goiás



audio feedback systems, generative music, electroacoustic composition, electronic music, digital music instruments


This article presents practical and artistic contributions to the field of computer music systems based on audio feedback networks. The ideas that oriented the conception of two digital music instruments and examples of their use in the author's music practice are discussed. The article begins with a general conceptualization of feedback systems as well as a brief historical review of its use in experimental music. Later, a more specific contextualization of its application in recent computer music research and artwork is made, and two contributions are presented: the first is a network of cross-modulated sinusoidal oscillators (by frequency modulation), and the second is a network of algorithms for playing and transforming pre-recorded sound samples. In conclusion, examples of the artistic usage of the described systems to the creation of electroacoustic music are discussed.


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Biografia do Autor

Adriano Claro Monteiro, Universidade Federal de Goiás

Adriano Claro Monteiro is a Professor of Composition and Music Theory at the Escola de Música e Artes Cênicas (School of Music and Drama) of the Universidade Federal de Goiás. Doctor in Music by the University of Campinas (UNICAMP), he works in areas such as music composition, computer music, analysis of 20th and 21st century music, interactive music systems, multimedia installations and performance, systematic musicology. ORCID:


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Monteiro, A. C. (2022). Idiosyncratic Audio Feedback Networks for Music Creation. Revista Vórtex, 10(1).



Dossier "18th Brazilian Symposium on Computer Music"