Pennycook, Bruce W.

1985

Computer-Music Interfaces: A Survey

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Computing Surveys: Vol. 17, No. 2. NY: ACM. 267-289.

Language(s): English

Keyword(s):

Computing Interface Real-time Computer Music

Abstract:

In the article, the author investigates the unique problems posed by the use of computers by composers and performers of music. He discusses the basic concepts involved in musical interaction with computer devices, offers a detailed description of music manuscript production, music language interfaces for composition and real-time performance interaction, and surveys numerous systems.