Audio Examples made using JSyn - a Java Synthesizer API
Example JSyn Applets
These Applets require the Java plugin.
- Wind = filtered noise
- SeeOsc = various oscillators
- FourPole = four pole lowpass filter, "Moog" style
- GoogleWave = custom unit generator that creates an elliptical waveform.
- ChebyshevSong - play an algorithmically generated song on a Chebyshev WaveShaper instrument.
These example use the older AWT style GUI.
- SawFader - modulate a sawtooth wave.
- WaveMaker = build waveforms and play using TableOscillator
- FMLab - edit various FM instruments
- PluckedString = plucked string sound using a Karplus-Strong physical model.
- Birds = trigger multiple oscillating "birds"
- FilterFun - hear the effect of various filters on different sounds.
- Delay1 - create an echo effect.
- Env2 - use a multisegmented envelope.
- EnvEdit1 - try JSyn's interactive Envelope Editor.
- WebDrum - jam live with other musicians across the web!
- Performance Rack #1 - explore an interactive "music" generator. (1997)
- PinWheel - rotate a melody in a pitch/time space (1997)
- Tuna - combine various odd sounds in a song for tuna fish. (1997)
These Applets may require the native code JSyn plugin. If so please ask the webmaster to use our new "Pure Java JSyn" JAR file.
- AlgoMusic Gallery - Music created with JMSL and JSyn
- Graphical Instrument using Pythagorean Tuning by Wolfgang Fulda
- Algorithmic Jazz by John Clavin
- bong! smack! An experimental sound installation for City of York bell towers, pyrotechnics and the internet. Anyone with internet access can contribute to this piece by creating their own digital bells to perform alongside five of York's historic bell towers.
- CodeSounding by Roberto Mannai - sonifys execution of Java code. Java library source available. Watch the video. - New!
- Crystal Cavern - ambient sound sculpture by Wesley John-Alder. Just click GO button. Two versions: one for fast computers and one for slow computers.
- Eternal Network Music - networked multi-player jams by Chris Brown & John Bischoff, along with a history of the Hub and Network Music in the Bay Area.
- Music and Computers -online textbookwith JSyn Applets by Larry Polansky, Douglas Repetto, Mary Roberts, Dan Rockmore and Phil Burk.
- Physics of Waves - sound demos for University of North Carolina by Dr. Mike Ruiz and Evan Ruiz. CNN Story.
- Geometry Unheard Of - listen to complex rotatable geometries (German text), by Mona Brand and Thomas Noll
- Phaser - by Jonathan Simon, inspired by Steve Reich's phase pieces
- JLooch and JNissa, algorithmic ambient pieces by Brad Garton at the Columbia University Computer Music Center, dedicated to the pets.
- Punos Interactive - Numerous Compositions and Interactive Software Instruments by Nick Didkovsky
- Rhythmicon - software version of early 20th century instrument, commisioned by Minnesota Public Radio, developed by Nick Didkovsky.
- Tuning and Timbre by James Forrest explores the tuning theories of Bill Sethares. - Why is just intonation sometimes good and sometimes not?
- Various Applets including an ASCII keyboard accompaniment, by John W. Rice.