Italian Composer Writes For and Conducts Robotic Orchestra

Published by , June 25, 2018 1:29 pm

( Leonardo Barbadoro records music under the name Koolmorf Widesen, and the performers in his orchestra are robots. His collection of robotic instruments contains organs, percussion, strings, wind instruments and a broad ‘other’ category.
Barbadoro says that using robots to play the music preserves the fidelity of the sound and robotic precision can sometimes bring out different possibilities for a performance. Using all of the robots in the same space also allows for the same acoustic impact, sometimes lost when a performer uses electronic estimations.

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