Pan/Personal Computer News
Computer Library

lan Ritchie

BBC Micro
Music Masterclass

Pan Books London and Sydney


Da Capo

  1. The SOUND Statement 11
  2. The ENVELOPE Statement 28
  3. The Sound of Noise 43
  4. More on SOUND and ENVELOPE 53
  5. Music Theory for Micros 70
  6. Chords and Harmony 85
  7. Music Graphics 101
  8. Automatic Composition 129
  9. Applications 147
  10. Computers in Modern Music 197
  11. Interfacing and Peripherals 207
  12. Al Fine

Index 237

Front cover Back cover

First published 1984 by Pan Books Ltd,
Cavaye Place, London SW10 9PG
in association with Personal Computer News
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Ian Ritchie 1984
ISBN 330 28673 0

Photoset by Parker Typesetting Service, Leicester
Printed and bound in Great Britain by
Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press) Ltd, Bungay, Suffolk

This book is sold subject to the condition that it shall not, by way of trade or otherwise, be lent, re-sold, hired out or otherwise circulated without the publisher's prior consent in any form of binding or cover other than that in which it is published and without a similar condition including this condition being imposed on the subsequent purchaser

Please note:

All of the programs in this book have been thoroughly tested on a BBC Model B microcomputer fitted with BASIC 2. Most programs will also work with the earlier BASIC l. If you are in doubt about the version in your machine, please contact your local BBC Micro dealer.