Composing Interactive Music: Techniques and Ideas Using Max / Edition 1

Composing Interactive Music: Techniques and Ideas Using Max / Edition 1

by Todd Winkler
     
 

Winkler presents both the technical and aesthetic possibilities of interactive music,an increasingly popular area of computer music.

"Beyond a clear and thorough introduction to Max programming,Todd Winkler'sComposing Interactive Music presents andexplains a comprehensive theoretical framework encompassing themajor issues in the field." Robert Rowe

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Overview

Winkler presents both the technical and aesthetic possibilities of interactive music,an increasingly popular area of computer music.

"Beyond a clear and thorough introduction to Max programming,Todd Winkler'sComposing Interactive Music presents andexplains a comprehensive theoretical framework encompassing themajor issues in the field." Robert Rowe , MusicTechnology Program, New York University

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262731393
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
01/26/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
364
Product dimensions:
6.87(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface9
IIntroduction, History, and Theory1
1Introduction and Background3
2Interaction: Defining Relationships Between Computers and Performers21
IIProgramming Foundation39
3Graphic Programming with Max41
4Program Structure and Design71
5Interface Design109
IIICore Components133
6The Computer as Listener: Analyzing and Storing Performance Data135
7Composer Objects173
IVAdvanced Techniques and Concepts219
8Sound Design221
9Score Objects: Compositional Strategies, Structures, and Timing Mechanisms259
10Interactive Multimedia and New Controllers295
AppMaster List of Examples324
References335
Index343

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