[ 8. September 2015 ]

HAMBURG – Workshop: bach automated composer’s helper 05 – 08 October 2015 hamburg

Subject:Workshop: bach automated composer’s helper 05 – 08 October

2015 hamburg


05 – 08 October 2015

HfMT Hamburg

bach automated composer’s helper


/bach/ and /cage/ are two closely connected sets of patches and

externals for Max,

aimed at bringing the richness of computer-aided composition into the

real-time world.

The Workshop:

During the workshop the following topics will be addressed:

Basics of musical notation with bach: GUI interaction with the

bach.roll and bach.score objects

Data representations of musical scores: the llll

Generation and transformation of musical material through the cage library

Manipulation of lllls through the bach library

In-place manipulation of the contents of bach.roll and bach.score

Score quantization

Constraint programming

Communication with other software: import and export of MIDI,

MusicXML, SDIF and LilyPond files

Conversion between lllls and Max dictionaries

Target Audience:

Composers, musicians and computer-music researchers with a solid

foundation of music theory and a basic knowledge of Max programming.

The workshop teachers:

Andrea Agostini


Daniele Ghisi



Monday – Thursday: 05 – 08 October 2015

10:00 – 13:00h and 14:30 – 17:00h

Workshop Registration:

Language: English

Workshop fee: 80 €

Payment: PayPal or cash on registration

Email: fuxiao1208(at)gmail(dot)com





Raum ELA 1

Hochschule für Musik und Theater

(Campus Nord)

Hebebrandstraße 1

22297 Hamburg

Gefördert mit Mitteln der

Landesforschungsförderung Hamburg