Music Composition Course Syllabi
Common Music (CM) is an object-oriented music composition environment. Common Music produces sound by transforming a high-level representation of musical structure into a variety of control protocols for sound synthesis and display..
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Beast project is a powerful music composition and modular synthesis application. Beast is a powerful music composition and modular synthesis application released as free software under the GNU GPL and GNU LGPL, that runs under unix. It supports a wide range of standards in the field, such as...
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Swami - Sampled Waveforms And Musical Instruments - is an advanced instrument editor for MIDI music composition and a sampler frontend. Currently SoundFont® files can be browsed, edited and saved and new instrument formats are being added (DLS and GigaSampler) in the Swami development version....
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Nyquist is an easy to use language specially designed for sound synthesis and music composition.
It is implemented in C and C++ and it combines a powerful functional programming style with efficient signal-processing primitives.
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The VBRhapsody application (or VBR for short) was developed to be a powerful music composition and editing tool. Using VBR you can enter, edit and print musical scores usung standard musical notation. You can also play your scores on a MIDI instrument and additionally, you can use a MIDI...
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AudioCarver is a music composition application featuring a user interface based on 3d modeling. Examples of its audio and visual output can be found at audiosculptures.com.
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Strasheela is a highly expressive constraint-based music composition system.2 The Strasheela user declaratively states a music theory and the computer generates music which complies with this theory. A theory is formulated as a constraint satisfaction problem (CSP) by a set of rules (constraints)...
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Violet Composer is a tool to compose music using only your basic PC and a sound card. On top of giving you a complete music composition packet in only one application, Violet Composer also has a series of advantages. For example, Violet Composer is written in C language, which is open code; also...
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Rosegarden project is a professional audio and MIDI sequencer, score editor, and general-purpose music composition and editing environment. Rosegarden is an easy-to-learn, attractive application that runs on Linux, ideal for composers, musicians, music students, and small studio or home...
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Selor Staff is an open-source music composition app for Mac OS X. It features a staff-based interface (rather than a tracker interface) for natural entry and readability, and supports playback to any MIDI device. Emphasis is placed on user efficiency and automated enforcement of musical constraints.
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Bol Processor is a program for music composition and improvisation with real-time MIDI, MIDI file, and Csound output. It produces music from a set of rules (a compositional grammar) or from text scores typed or captured from a MIDI instrument.
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JComposer aim to be a complete Java based music composition tool, using
XML as its main file format, featuring an intuitive WYSIWYG notation editor, fast keyboard editing, automatic notation layout, high quality rendering, MIDI playback and open APIs.
Platforms: Windows, Mac, Linux
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Sound Grid is a graphical music composition, editing, and notation tool in the cartesian coordinate system. Visit http://sites.google.com/site/soundgrid/Home for tutorial. Contact email@example.com for questions. Keywords: midi java sound
Platforms: Windows, Mac, BSD, Linux
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SoundHelix is a free versatile Java framework for algorithmic music composition. SoundHelix can generate random songs, play them (for example, on MIDI devices or MIDI-capable software synthesizers) and is highly customizable using XML configuration.
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A SoundFont editor and other software for editing, managing and sharing sample based MIDI instrument files for computer music composition. Support for other formats is planned.
Platforms: Mac, BSD, Linux
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Beast is a powerful music composition and modular synthesis application released as free software under the GNU GPL and GNU LGPL, that runs under unix. It supports a wide range of standards in the field, such as MIDI, WAV/AIFF/MP3/OggVorbis/etc audio files and LADSPA modules. It has excellent...
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DISSCO is an integrated environment for music composition (CMOD) and additive sound sythesis (LASS). LASS is a C++ library. It includes a Java GUI (LASSIE) which allows users to enter the specifications needed to build sounds. CMOD will be part of a
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Discover the first pocket-size music composition studio to create, record and share your original musical creations with the world. The simple and intuitive interface lets you: Show your creative flair with the easy-to-use music composition studio. Navigate the 3D virtual planet to discover...
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Jm-Etude is a jMusic wrapper for the processing environment. It provides a high level API to communicate with jMusic therefore it makes it more easy to programm music composition with processing. jMusic itself is a solid framework for computer-assisted composition in Java, it is also used for...
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Draw sounds on a continuous time-frequency diagram that looks like a musical score. They use purely graphical operations (such as move-resize, copy-paste, group...) to produce rapidly complex audio effects or full compositions.
HighC draws on 20 years of a world class user interface design...
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