[PD] Re: Writing Csound scores with PD (Spencer Russell)

Kjetil Svalastog Matheussen k.s.matheussen at notam02.no
Mon Mar 21 20:19:05 CET 2005

Spencer Russell:
> Hey Listers,
> I'm still pretty new to PD, but it's probably the synthesis
> environment that I feel most comfortable in. I've got to write a
> piece using Csound, however, for my electronic composition class,
> which has to include at least 100 lines in the score file. Now,
> being as I already have some random rhythm/note generation
> patches created in PD, I thought it'd be great to get them to
> write a csound score file for me (algorithmic composition has a
> thumbs up from my prof). :)
> does anyone know how I can do this? I know how to use [pack] to
> create the messages that would represent lines in the score, but
> I basically need an object that recieves messages, and appends
> them to a text file, with each messages on its own line.

The k_guile external:


...works fine with common music:


...which can output csound scores.

You need to know lisp/scheme though.


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