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Making Music with Computers by Andrew R. Brown, Bill Manaris

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Preface

The book in your hands is the result of more than a decade of independent and collaborative effort by the two authors and their computer music associates. Combining computers and music has a long and fruitful heritage. The ideas which underpin the connection between calculating and composing date back centuries. In the 21st century, computers and music are more closely aligned than ever before. In particular, computers have become indispensable in music making, distribution, performance, and consumption.

This book introduces important concepts and skills necessary to make music with computers. It interweaves computing pedagogy with musical concepts and creative activities. It does this while maintaining a natural, steady increase in ...

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