Detroit’s “Symphony in D” app now available

From Click On Detroit

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The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO), in partnership with Tod Machover at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, released two free apps that allow citizens of Detroit and metropolitan locals to submit sounds and personalized mixes to the Symphony in D project.

The mobile app, Symphony In D, is available for free download now in the Apple App Store and on Google Play…Using the Constellation app, designed by Media Lab graduate student Akito van Troyer, users can explore the most recent sounds collected and combine them into personal mixes…

The DSO is the first American orchestra to work with Machover on a collaborative symphony.  He has completed similar projects in Toronto, Canada; Edinburgh, Scotland; and Perth, Australia.

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