On Mon, Apr 30, 2007 at 06:15:57PM -0700, Gary Kline wrote:
> On Tue, May 01, 2007 at 01:26:48AM +0200, Jona Joachim wrote:
> > On Mon, 30 Apr 2007 08:47:51 -0700
> > Gary Kline <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > 
> > > 
> > >   Guys,
> > > 
> > >   This is a bit off-topic, but maybe somebody out there can
> > > give me someclues.  Bearing in mind that I know zip about music
> > >   composition, is there a MIDI (or mp3 or other) toolkit that
> > > would generate short background slices of music?  
> > > 
> > >   Say that I wanted some jazzy melody for several seconds.  This
> > >   application would generate it.  Or a classical tune.  Last
> > > night I found a possibly MIDI app for Windows; there were several that
> > >   Google found that  mentioned Linux but nothing panned out.
> > > 
> > >   Anybod know?
> > 
> > Take a look at Pure Data (audio/pd in the ports). I just found out
> > about it. It doesn't really create jazz melodies but it such a great
> > synthesizer. It allows you to arrange objects graphically, like
> > oscillators and analog/digital converters and combine them to create
> > sounds. It's a real graphical programming language.
> > 
> 
>       Ah,great...  I'll give this puppy a try.   I'm not opposed to
>       learning yet-another-programming-language.  Just that I'm 
>       thinking that at least *some*knowledhe of music theory is
>       necessary.   Maybe not!
> 
>       gary
> 
> > Regards,
> > Jona
> > 
> > -- 
> > "Und das Sch?nste daran ist, dass die Mehrzahl der Amerikaner durch die
> > von Illuminaten gedeckten Terroranschl?ge so weit in Angst versetzt
> > sein werden, dass sie darum betteln werden, kontrolliert zu werden, wie
> > der Masochist nach der Peitsche wimmert." Hagbard Celine
> > 
> 

try the following...in the FreeBSD ports
audio/abcmidi
audio/timidity++

-- 
Alexander
FreeBSD 6.0-RELEASE i386
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