Audio Illusions & Other Musical Curiosities - Manchester Science Festival 2016

Audio Illusions & Other Musical Curiosities

A lecture presented in collaboration with the University of Salford and Manchester Science Festival by Dr Phil Brissenden, Professor Trevor Cox and Dr Brendan Williams.

An investigation into audio illusions and phenomena, explaining both how these peculiarities are achieved technically and how they can be implemented for creative purposes.

Auditory phenomena presented include overtone chanting, the Shephard/Risset pitch illusion and its combination with additive synthesis and live performance on the Raph, the speech to song illusion and phantom melodies.