Computer Composer's Toolbox

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University of North Texas Press, 2000 - Music - 246 pages
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Enter the world of computer-aided composition. It is easy with Phil Winsor’s Computer Composer’s Toolbox. Discover the enormous creative and time-saving potential of computerized music composition. Whether you are a musician hoping to see what the computer can do for you or a computer hobbyist interested in learning about music, Computer Composer’s Toolbox has something to offer. More than 100 ready-to-use subroutines are included to illuminate key concepts throughout the book.

Discover the enormous creative and time-saving potential of computerized music composition. Whether you are a musician hoping to see what the computer can do for you or a computer hobbyist interested in learning about music, Computer Composer’s Toolbox has something to offer. More than one hundred ready-to-use subroutines are included to illuminate key concepts throughout the book.

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110 REM DRIVER 12-TONE ROW 12-TONE SET algorithm all-interval APPR arithmetic mean array holding array X ASCII Beta Distribution binary bubble sort call stack Cauchy distribution chord chromatic scale computes converted curve data pointers decimal Distribution Function double precision DRIVER PROGRAM 120 duration fractions element table ELSE Euclid's algorithm Exponential Distribution flag frequency table gamma distribution GOSUB Greatest Common Divisor Haiku However Hyperbolic Cosine Initializes a pitch input insertion sort INT(RND integer sequence integers interactive program interpolation search interval INTERVAL CLASS INTVAL KPOS least common multiple length Linear Least Squares Listing 110 REM loop index matrix matrix print MBASE melodic Microsoft BASIC microtonal modulus musical parameter NEXT Jl NEXT K9 none subroutine Notes occurrence frequency octave output permutations pitch class pitch data table pitch sequence pitch table Pitchtab Pitchtab CTB1.3 pointer to array prime number PRINT X(J Probability Distribution Probability Distribution Function probability weights PROGRAM 120 REM Program Listing 110 Programming ldea Write Programming ldeas proximity search Quicksort random number random walk random-order range real numbers REM DRIVER PROGRAM REM Entering REM Exiting REM K9 REM Local REM none REM REM REM REM This subroutine REM TOTAL REM Variable Descriptions REM X retrograde RETROGRADE INVERSION RETURN 2000 REM RETURN RUN rhythm duration rotation scale sequence to screen Setflag SETL Shell sort single musical sort algorithm sorted standard deviation statistical variance Stirling's Approximation Subroutine Group subroutine is procedural transposition values Variable Descriptions Entering Weibull distribution WEND whole note Write a program Write an interactive WSUM x-y graph YERR

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