Aeolis (software instrument), 
"Deep Concentration New Age
Passing Cars Music"
 

Aeolis is a software instrument creating live tonal music from soundscape recordings, such as beach, forest or car sounds.
Aeolis is published in NIME 2021.
The tones are created using subtractive synthesis, where an array of extra wide band pass filters creates a crude harmonic series.
The instrument is MIDI controlled.
In this example, the actual sound of cars in the video is used to produce a soft melody line. Here, Aeolis is accompanied by a classical guitar and bass. The piece starts with a few seconds of unprocessed car sounds.
I created this video as an homage to Youtube's 'deep concentration music' videos.

Chava's Song - Michael Hedges
Electric guitar and Symbaline

I simply love this song, and I think it sounds wonderful with some
sympathetic tones in the background.
The electric guitar (self made) is plugged directly into the Symbaline.

Destination NW
(Symbaline and Classical guitar)

This is an original piece for the Symbaline, performed with a classical guitar as a source instrument. The Symbaline and the guitar are recorded separately, and the Symbaline track is deliberately a little over-pronounced.
Video: Eyal Seroussi.

 

Symbaline (acoustic guitar mode) -
Stairway To Heaven

The symbaline works especially well with soft, slow tunes at around the 4th octave. This intro to Stairway To Heaven turned out to be a perfect fit. The 12 glasses were tuned to F4-E5. The guitar was recorded using the internal piezo bridge pickup.
Video: Eyal Seroussi.

 
Aeolis setup on the beach in Haifa, creating live beach soundscape music.

Aeolis setup on the beach in Haifa, creating live beach soundscape music.

Symbaline video shoot, Haifa 2019

Symbaline video shoot, Haifa 2019

Concert and lecture, Polly Bar, Tel Aviv, 2020

Concert and lecture, Polly Bar, Tel Aviv, 2020

Symbaline with a sloshing mechanism, ISMA 2019, Detmold, Germany

Symbaline with a sloshing mechanism, ISMA 2019, Detmold, Germany

 

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Aeolis setup on the beach in Haifa, creating live beach soundscape music.