Virtual Reality Exploration of Musical Concepts
For novice music creators, complex production systems are now available on mainstream devices. As Virtual Reality (VR) systems become more readily available to consumers, there is a unique opportunity to develop an interactive environment for music creation. We investigated how VR can enhance the user experience of music creation for novice music creators. We have implemented a fun, yet simple, interaction with exploration being a key theme.
Virtual Virtuoso is an immersive room-scale environment for music production for novices. Individual blocks play looped audio and can be manipulated by the user to add tracks, solo, change volume, mute, pan and play.