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Yavelow, Christopher

The Impact of MIDI upon Compositional Methodology

1986

In Proceedings of the 1986 International Computer Music Conference - The Hague. San Francisco, CA: ICMA: 21-27.

In this paper, the author discusses the impact that MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) had during the three years since its inception in 1983, in three areas of musical endeavour: composition, manuscript preparation and sound design. This paper offers the current reader a historical perspective on the early years of MIDI technology.

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