[linux-audio-dev] Common synthesizer interface -or- microtonal alternative to MIDI?

Alfons Adriaensen fons.adriaensen at alcatel.be
Tue May 3 12:45:24 UTC 2005

On Tue, May 03, 2005 at 08:36:29AM -0400, Dave Phillips wrote:

>  Considering its suitability for microtonality, why not design 
> something around Csound ?

>From the origianl post:

> The problem is that I don't know of any software synthesizer that is:
> 1. good enough for decent music production;
> 2. easy to use by non-experts (this is a direct stab at CSound, or
>    better at its lack of a decent GUI, of a standard instrument exchange
>    file format and of a decent, centalized library of presets)
> 3. free software.

:-) :-| :-(

To add my 0.02 Euro : I'm sure that OSC is the way to go for this project.
And I'd love to have an 'OSC sequencer' -- something that allows you to
schedule / edit / manipulate arbitrary OSC events, and with a non-destructive
region editor similar to Ardour's.


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