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Friday, May 06, 2011

Edgar Chouieri Edgar Chouieri (The 3D3A Lab of Princeton University)

Last week we aired an exclusive first 3D radio broadcast. Our segment featured a breakthrough technology developed by Princeton astrophysicist Edgar Choueiri that allows stereo playback to sound much more real and lifelike. The response was overwhelming and listeners flooded our website with suggestions of what music or sounds they wanted to hear in 3D. Ben from Kentucky suggested Igor Stravinsky’s Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rite of Spring). It happens to be one of Edgar’s favorites, too, and he was more than happy to oblige.







Bonus Track: Igor Stravinsky’s Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rite of Spring) in 3D
Listen to the whole track in 3D sound calibrated for computer speakers.

Bonus Track: Excerpt from Francis Poulenc's Figure Humaine in 3D
Edgard shared another of his favorites, also in 3D sound calibrated for computer speakers.

    Music Playlist
  • "Rite of Spring"
    Composer: Igor Stravinsky
    Artist: Pasadena Symphony
    Album: Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps / Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances
    Label: Newport Classic
    Purchase: Amazon


Edgar Choueiri

Comments [7]

Darren Jerome from UK

As a composer passionate about sounds and spaces and distance/positioning and perception, Binaural recording has always been of interest to me and I would love to here live performances being recorded this way. Of course the usual recording techniques can be applied I would just like to have this option set up in front of the Decca tree microphones behind the conductor.

If anyone knows of where I could find recordings of this type I would appreciate it.

Also for experimental purposes you could have a binaural headset that could be worn by dummy heads in a artificial audience (if applicable) and number them so many other perspective points can be heard once recorded.

May. 18 2012 12:30 PM
Meridian from East Orange,NJ

i would like to hear lady gaga's pokerface in 3D sound.

May. 16 2011 11:50 AM
Rebecca from New York

I agree completely with Mr. House. Spem in Alium was created for 3-D. When I had the good luck to hear it performed, the Clerkes of Oxenford formed a circle around the audience.

May. 12 2011 10:35 PM
Glen Fabisevich from Queens, NYC

I want more! The clarity is so cool!!!

May. 12 2011 11:15 AM
Chuck Rose from Columbia, Md.

I would love to hear Gustavo Holtz's "Mars the Bringer of War" from "The Planets".

May. 06 2011 10:10 PM

This will be great addition to something like Wii or Kinect. You could follow the person playing the game and surround him with realistic sound. Imagine playing tennis on Kinect and actually have the squeaks of your opponent's shows follow you !

May. 06 2011 05:09 PM
Donald House

It would be my dream to hear Thomas Tallis' 40-voice motet "Spem in alium nunquam habui."

May. 06 2011 11:07 AM

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