Playing Music

Both Scribbler textbooks (Python-based and C++-based) discuss tone generation in Chapter 1 for beginners:

The melody of a tune is a sequences of notes, each for a specified duration.

Complication: If a melody contains two successive notes at the same pitch, the performer must separate the first from the second slightly, so the two pitches do not blend together into one.

created 19 February 2011
last revised 19 February 2011
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