Reading the HyperNext manual #2
richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Thu May 20 06:46:04 CDT 2010
"HyperNext supports note playing based upon QuickTime Musical
Windows machines note playing requires QuickTime to be installed. There
instruments available and a list of their names can be accessed using a
Three different approaches to playing notes are supported. The first
two are useful for
playing single notes whereas the third allows melodies or sequences of
notes to be
defined and played. At the present time HyperNext only supports one Note
channel so if
a melody is playing then any PlayPitch or PlayNote command will be ignored.
(1) Notes can be played individually using the PlayPitch command which
instrument, pitch, velocity and duration. This method is useful for
allowing the user to
play a particular note, perhaps via a keyboard displayed on a card.
(2) Notes can be played individually using the PlayNote command which
instrument, octave, note, velocity and duration. This method is useful
for allowing the
user to play a particular note, perhaps via a keyboard displayed on a card.
(3) Notes can be played as group using the MelodyPlay command. This is
than the PlayPitch/PlayNote commands and gives greater control over the
OK, Peter, leveraging QuickTime instruments wouldn't be much cop for Linux
(but, that - as my Grandfather used to say - "is a coming man already gone).
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