November 24, 2003
Vocaloid software, due out in January from Yamaha, allows users to create synthesized songs in a life-like concert-quality voice.
To create the virtual performer’s “vocal font,” technicians record a singer performing as many as 60 pages of scripted phoneme articulations along with assorted pitches and techniques like glissandos and legatos.
The software may allow for “vocal reanimation” of celebrity singers, like Elvis.
Vocaloid could be used as… read more