[sdiy] Javascript Muse

Dave dlmanley at sonic.net
Tue Sep 12 02:51:16 CEST 2017

Some interesting (pre)history on the Muse's design:


Fredkin sounds like the type of prof you'd want to have. More about him:



On September 10, 2017 4:34:17 PM PDT, Donald Tillman <don at till.com> wrote:
>I updated the demo a little bit more, and added lots of explanation. 
>So you should be able to build your own pretty easily (if you can find
>a source of 40-position slide switches).
>    http://till.com/articles/muse/
>This paragraph sums up an appreciation I have for The Muse after doing
>the research: 
>"Musical composition often includes riffs, patterns, call and response,
>and thematic development. And sure enough, all of those elements are
>available here."
>Also interesting is this paragraph: 
>"The good news is that most of the notes of the major scale have very
>simple frequency values in binary. Starting from a C of 1.0 binary, D
>is 1.001, E is 1.01, G is 1.1, C-octave is 10.0, all in just
>temperament and plenty close in equal temperament. The F, A, and B
>require a few more bits, but not a lot."
>  -- Don
>Donald Tillman, Palo Alto, California
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