[CM] ICMC spectral workshop materials available

Rick Taube taube@uiuc.edu
Thu, 22 Sep 2005 10:33:14 -0500

Ive put the materials for the "Spectral Composition and Algorithmic 
Design" workshop I gave at ICMC two weeks ago on Pinhead for anyone 


A description of this workshop is still on the icmc2005 website:


The tarball includes both a Powerpoint and a PDF version of the 

The workshop gave a practical intro to composing with spectral data 
using free programs. The overheads discuss two remarkable, new software 
projects: SPEAR, by Michael Klingbeil ( http://www.klingbeil.com/spear 
) and FOMUS, by David Psenicka ( http://common-lisp.net/project/fomus/ 
) . Several of the examples show how to get SPEAR data into CM. All the 
music notation examples in the presentations are unedited output of 
fomus->lilypond. Sources for most if not all the examples are in the 
sources/ subdir (i have not tested it)