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Hyperscore: A Graphical Sketchpad for Novice Composers

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Hyperscore: A Graphical Sketchpad for Novice Composers
graphical abstractions, Hyperscore provides a visual analogue for what is happening structurally in the music as opposed to displaying musical events in procedural notation or as a set of parameters, as is often the case with other graphical composition systems. The fundamental idea of Hyperscore is that anyone can perform two key creative activities without musical training: compose short melodies and describe the large-scale shape of a piece. Providing graphical means to engage in these two activities forms the basis for Hyperscore's functionality. There have been numerous past examples of graphical computer-assisted composition systems. Many of themaresuitedforprofessionalmusicians,usinggraphicalobjectstorepresentmusicalfunctionsortweakparameters. The latter category includes "traditional" commercial applications such as Digital Performer, Cubase, and Vision--multitrack sequencers that use graphicalinputtomanipulatelow-levelparameters.The former category contains Patc...
Morwaread M. Farbood, Egon C. Pasztor, Kevin Jenni
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Type Journal
Year 2004
Where CGA
Authors Morwaread M. Farbood, Egon C. Pasztor, Kevin Jennings
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