'Open Music' or similar?

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'Open Music' or similar?

Post by pinky » 21 Nov 2006, 04:22

Does anyone use Open Music- an object orientated graphical composing proramme coming out of Ircam?
I'm intersted in a timeline that you can place graphical objects that will sound or fire midi at theie respective points. Open Music does this - but you need to compile it with Digitool which is $900!
Any suggestions?

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Post by Jason Hyerstay » 21 Nov 2006, 10:23

Check out Impromptu instead. It is another Lisp/Scheme-based dev environment, but more modern and free.



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Post by PaulSC » 21 Nov 2006, 13:22

If you purchase OpenMusic (and the rest of the Music Writing bundle) from the Ircam Forum -- and in fact I think that's the only way to acquire the latest version -- then it comes with Digitool's MCL kernel and costs considerably less than $900. (€ 240, or € 120 if you qualify for the student rate.)

You won't be able to develop free-standing applications this way, just stuff that you can use yourself and share with other OpenMusic users.

I've read a bit about Impromptu, but I've never used it. It looks interesting, but I don't know enough about it to compare with OpenMusic.
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Post by pinky » 21 Nov 2006, 14:44

Thanks folks


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Post by rodcencko » 29 Nov 2006, 04:41

Try – PWGL - A Visual Programming Language


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