[linux-audio-user] Linux synths

Steve Harris S.W.Harris at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Mon Sep 15 12:43:59 EDT 2003

On Mon, Sep 15, 2003 at 05:47:19PM +0200, Atte André Jensen wrote:
> The only not-so-nice thing about csound is that I didn't manage (or try
> that hard, actually) to make it run alongside other sound-producing
> applications, including jack, pd or fluidsynth.  Could be a problem if
> you want to use LADSPA plugins or do hd-recording...

I believe that "jacklaunch csound ..." will work as if you install
libjackasyn, but I've not tried it.

Personally I prefer sfront to csound, it has a more human friendly syntax,
and has fledling native jack support.

> >  How about sequencers?
> I didn't work much with sequencers under linux, but FWIW I've settled on
> Muse. Needless to say it's quite simple to route midi events from Muse
> to csound.

Rosegarden is also good. And hydrogen is good if you just want drums.

- Steve

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