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Computers and musiclocked

  • Peter Manning,
  • Eleanor Selfridge-Field,
  • Suzel Ana Reily
  •  and Anthony Pople

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Computer technology exerts a powerful and ever-increasing influence on the world in which we live. The personal computer in particular holds the key to a wealth of processing possibilities that could scarcely have been envisaged less than a generation ago. In terms of music applications the sheer diversity of digital functions makes it increasingly hard to present a balanced perspective within a brief dictionary article. In the following sections distinction will be made between applications that have an essentially passive role in the communication of music information, such as the conventional audio compact disc, and those such as the CD-ROM which involve a more conscious process of musical interaction....

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