[plt-scheme] support for sound or interfaces to sound software

From: Chongkai Zhu (u0476504 at utah.edu)
Date: Wed Apr 19 01:12:44 EDT 2006

I would also like PLT-Scheme to have such ability.

Chongkai Zhu  

======= At 2006-04-18, 20:39:04 Lee Spector wrote: =======

>I'm looking for ways to use DrScheme for sound/music applications in  
>the context of a course I will be teaching in Fall 2006. One option  
>would be to use a textual intermediary -- e.g. have student programs  
>produce ASCII specifications of note sequences that can be cut/pasted  
>into sound-producing applications written in other languages. I've  
>done this before when teaching in Lisp and C, and I've had the  
>students cut/paste into applications I've developed using Max or  
>(long long ago) HyperCard. But it'd be a lot neater if I could get  
>sound directly from DrScheme (preferably under MacOS X, which will be  
>my teaching platform) or if I could easily produce MIDI streams or  
>files from DrScheme.
>I'm new to DrScheme and apologize if this is a FAQ, but I haven't  
>seen anything about this in the docs or in the discussion list  
>archives that I've searched. (There doesn't seem to be an obvious way  
>to search all of the archives in one shot...).
>  -Lee
>Lee Spector, Professor of Computer Science
>School of Cognitive Science, Hampshire College
>893 West Street, Amherst, MA 01002-3359
>lspector at hampshire.edu, http://hampshire.edu/lspector/
>Phone: 413-559-5352, Fax: 413-559-5438

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