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MMJ4M 05: Interactive Ear Training

Chapter 05 of VJ Manzo‘s book Max/MSP/Jitter for Music is about constructing an application for ear training with musical intervals. I have separate screenshots for each of the twelve steps in this exercise but I’ve condensed them into a single video below.

Completed:

  • Max/MSP/Jitter for Music, Ch. 05: Interactive Ear Training (12 exercises)
  • Patches can be downloaded from http://db.tt/GBYLb0vY (Dead Link)
  • UPDATED LINK: Patches can now be downloaded from http://j.mp/1iy19Xl
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MMJ4M 04: Scales and Chords

After a long, long time, I’m back and working on Max/MSP/Jitter. (I’ve got to get these incompletes finished!) I started chapter 4 of VJ Manzo‘s excellent book Max/MSP/Jitter for Music over a year ago and just finished it today. What’s funny  is how much my interests have changed since then – I’m much more interested in Max for music now than in using it just as a stepping stone to Jitter and data visualization. My goal is also to start using Max/MSP to work with my saxophone, as well as Ableton Live. Many, many good things.

Anyhow, that’s Chapter 04: Scales and Chords for now. Screenshots are above, YouTube links are below.

Completed:

  • Max/MSP/Jitter for Music, Ch. 04: Scales and Chords (21 exercises)
  • Patches can be downloaded from http://db.tt/GBYLb0vY (Dead Link)
  • UPDATED LINK: Patches can now be downloaded from http://j.mp/1iy19Xl
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MMJ4M 03: Math and Music

I’m going cross-eyed now that I’ve finally finished working through the fourteen thousand exercises in Chapter 03 of VJ Manzo‘s book Max/MSP/Jitter for Music. (Well, it felt like fourteen thousand. And, as VJ may drop in on this post, I’d like to emphasize that it’s an excellent book and very thorough. I think I just tried to do too many at one go.) Anyhow, after an extended break to work on other pressing matters (like an academic job application), it’s nice to be back into things. I can tell that Max has many, many more things in store for me.

That being said, here’s my progress report in pictures and video.

Completed:

  • Max/MSP/Jitter for Music, Ch. 3: Math and Music (15 exercises)
  • Patches can be downloaded from http://db.tt/GBYLb0vY (Dead Link)
  • UPDATED LINK: Patches can now be downloaded from http://j.mp/1iy19Xl
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Max & Me

A simple patch in the software Max

I just made my very first patch in Max (v. 6), otherwise known as Max/MSP/Jitter, which is brought to us by the fine people at Cycling ’74. I feel like a proud papa! (If you click on the circles — in Max, that is — they’ll light up in order of connection.) I’m just following along in V. J. Manzo’s book Max/MSP/Jitter for Music: A Practical Guide to Developing Interactive Music Systems for Education and More (where I’m part of the “and More” crowd). Here’s the book:

This is significant because I’m going to be taking a self-organized course next semester at the University of Utah in an attempt to learn how to (eventually) do data visualization with Max. Should be fun… and it’s very nice to be off and rolling!

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