Category Archives: Fall2015


Max & MIDI (I)

This week we started working with MIDI in the Max environment. We discussed the different semantics of a MIDI note message vs a musical note (as we know it from standard Western music notation). While the former is a discrete message (transmitting a key number and a velocity), the latter can be considered a symbolic musical object which has a duration and is commonly embedded […]

Class 01- Don’t Thank the Shovel for the Hole

In today’s class (first class of the term) we discussed the objectives and scope of the MUCO541 course, including the course-outline, gradings, student-accounts, logistics, and the structure of a class. We started the lecture by brainstorming our ideas about live electronics, and how this relates to computer music and algorithmic music. We read a text of Julieanne Klein about […]