While we're on the subject.... [PlanetCCRMA] OpenMusic

Juan Reyes juanig@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Fri Mar 5 12:07:01 2004


AFAIK, Open Music is more an algorithmic composition environment. I am
not so sure about its synthesis capabilities now although it can produce
scorefiles of any kind. Supercollider is the best of both worlds -
algorithmic composition and synthesis plus some realtime capabilities a
la "Max".

  --* Juan

On Thu, 2004-03-04 at 22:41, Michael Sharp wrote:
> Fernando,
> Is OM Linux and Super Collider one in the same? I just found out about OM
> this morning. I tried to run it, but it didn't get too far, because OM was
> complaining that it was looking for a GTK library of sorts. (I'm on Windoze
> at the moment, so forgive the lack of a specific message...)
> Anyway, I had a chance to look at the ircam site, and check out the
> screenshots and docs on OM, and it looks great! But, without ever having any
> experience with Super Collider, and having the opportunity to use OM, what
> are the differences (if any) between the two programs?
> Thanks,
> Mike
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