Sound Examples

Speech
TTS - Unit Selection : "Nous sommes heureux..."
" Fernando vient du Mexique."

"Je suis Xavier, la nouvelle voix de synthèse de l'IRCAM."

Unit Selection - Prosody defined automatically.

Given prosodic target.

Resynthesis according to given prosody. (transformation)

Comparison can be done with this stereo file.

Voice Transformation

"Le chat poursuit une souris" - by Thomas (neutral recording)

Same sentence by Diemo. (recording)

Translate Diemo's prosody on Thomas's recording.

Expressivity Transformation

"Tu m'obliges parler, devant tout ce monde" - neutral expressivity

neutral -> sad.

neutral -> bore.

neutral -> fear.

Music
Given pitch target synthesis
Linear pitch target on voice (think of controlled granular synthesis)

Kraftwerk original

Resynthesis of pitch and centroid with violin, transformation of amplitude

Random pitch Target - Synthesis with violon units
synthesis of a violin melody

Video

Talkapillar Graphical Interface - "Text To Speech" example.
Hybrid Synthesis - "From voice to violin"