[linux-audio-user] Recommendations for audio software needed

Conrad Newton conrad.newton at broadpark.no
Thu Jan 8 20:30:27 EST 2004

>From tim hall on Friday, 2004-01-09 at 00:50:10 +0000:
> Another vote for MusE,
> On Thursday 08 January 2004 23:24, Conrad Newton wrote:
> > I have not yet looked at muse, but I did briefly investigate
> > rosegarden4, and immediately tripped over the use of jack.
> > Is muse any simpler to configure, or is it about the same?
> MusE doesn't require jackd to produce results, It is much more immediate than 
> rosegarden4. You probably want a softsynth or two to go with.

Yes, I will probably follow this direction.  I have timidity installed,
together with the timidity-patches (GUS compatible midi patch files),
and fluidsynth.

> Cecilia makes csound a little more open to people who aren't used to the 
> command line. You still have to learn csound, however. Fortunately Dave 
> Phillips has written some excellent tutorials. You choose...

I suspect this will simply be too frustrating and difficult for
my target audience.


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