Chapter 18. Using Middleware to Create Advanced Compositions

Audio middleware allows composers to implement complex interactive scores more quickly and easily by starting with an intelligent music system. Audio middleware has opened up many opportunities for composers to add more musicality in their interactive scores by branching in the middle of a phrase or on a specific beat. In this chapter you’ll learn about audio middleware, including its advantages and its functionality within games.

Simplifying Composition with Middleware

Middleware helps developers make games more quickly and easily. Middleware engines aim to put more of the actual implementation into the hands of the designers instead of sequestering it among the programmers on a team. ...

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