Auracle. Networked sound instrument
What is Auracle?
Auracle is a networked sound instrument, controlled by the voice. It is played and heard over the Internet. To participate, simply launch Auracle in your web browser, join an ensemble, and create sounds with other participants in real time.
Key Concepts Behind Auracle
While it takes years to learn how to control an instrument such as guitar or piano, Auracle requires no special training to play. It takes advantage of the sophisticated and flexible vocal control we all have from our ability to speak.
Your voice, however, is not the source of Auracle’s sounds – it is merely a way of controlling those sounds. We encourage you to explore! Don’t feel inhibited by traditional musical preconceptions.
You play Auracle with an ensemble of other people anywhere in the world. Listen to the active ensembles on Auracle and find a group that you want to join, or start a new ensemble yourself and invite others to come and play.
Auracle is an instrument, not a piece; it is a system, not a musical composition. It has an internal structure, but it does not define or control the interaction of its participants.