• Applying the phi ratio in designing a musical scale 

      Smit, Konrad van Zyl (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2005-03)
      In this thesis, an attempt is made to create an aesthetically pleasing musical scale based on the ratio of phi. Precedents for the application of phi in aesthetic fields exist; noteworthy is Le Corbusier’s architectural ...
    • Designing a hyperinstrument with gesture interface for musical performance 

      Cronje, Mario (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2011-10)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The field of gesture based research and the interaction between human and computer with the focus falling on musical applications, is well established internationally. However, in South Africa, research ...
    • An introduction to audio post-production for film 

      Nozaic, Claire (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2006-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In South Africa there has been an increase over the last few years in audio engineering courses which include modules of study in audio post-production or even offer audio post-production as a major focus ...
    • A multidisciplinary study of the phenomenon of violin vibrato 

      Calitz, Wilken Craill (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-03)
      Violin vibrato is the action by which a violinist periodically changes the frequency of a sustained note by moving the finger on the string, rapidly backwards and forwards. If it is artistically applied, it adds life, ...
    • An overview of 5.1 surround sound within the electronic dance music context 

      Spies, Anel (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2006-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This dissertation examines aspects around the 5 .1 surround sound approach to mixing music. Although the use of surround sound systems has become thoroughly pervasive in numerous spheres in modern society, ...
    • Research into and design of a digital sound sample library for acoustic drums 

      Meijer, Helmut (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2004-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Sound sample libraries represent the format in which huge collections of sampled sounds are made available for use within digital samplers and/or other digital audio workstations (DAW’s). Although in use ...