[CM] newbie: rhythm confusion
Fri, 28 Jun 2002 00:47:30 -0400
Thanks a million Linda.
I'm glad I wrote. That would have taken me a week to figure out. I owe you a
slice (at least)! =)
> Here's my take on your code:
> (defprocess my-first ()
> (let (
> (r (new rotation of '(q e. h s)))
> (process repeat 96
> for k =(new random of '((60 weight .2143)
> (62 weight .0714)
> (64 weight .1429)
> (65 weight .0714)
> (67 weight .2143)
> (69 weight .1429)
> (70 weight .1429)))
> for x = (now)
> for ba = (rhythm (next r)) do
> (output (new midi time x
> keynum (next k)
> duration ba
> amplitude .5))
> (wait ba))))
> 1--The reason all your rhythms were the same is that the pattern
> containing them was being started from the beginning every time you looped
> back to the top of the process. Declaring the rhythm item stream in a (let
> fixes this.
> 2--you'll need a DO before the output
> 3--add a paren around 'output' that closes after the amplitude is set.
> 4--the 'wait' comes at the very end of the process and also deserves a set
> of parens.