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  1. i would only need the "FUNCTION" who starts the midi-play and the function which EVALUATEs (quasi the function behind the short-cuts) thanx
  2. question (from a non-programmer): is there a possibility (a way) to evaluate and/or start-to-play with a delay (of x-seconds) in opusmodus/lisp? would be interesting in the context of using POLYTEMPO NETWORK http://polytempo.zhdk.ch (virtual conductor) and LIVE-evaluation/play of an algorithm (and playing it live by an e-player) on/with a specific (delay-)time. could be something like: "do evaluate algorithm" "do play it in 21.543 seconds" any ideas or solutions? thanx for help andré
  3. two functions i needed for working with POLYTEMPO-NETWORK http://philippekocher.ch/#109 http://polytempo.zhdk.ch greetings andré (defun length-to-decimal (alist &key (sum nil)) (let ((list (loop for i in (omn :length alist) collect (float (* i 4))))) (if (equal sum t) (sum list) list))) ;;; result: q = 1 / h. = 3 ...etc... (length-to-decimal '(h. h. 3q 5e 3h)) => (3.0 3.0 0.33333334 0.1 0.6666667) (length-to-decimal '(h. h. 3q 5e 3h) :sum t) => 7.1 ;;;; (defun length-to-sec (alist tempo &key (sum nil)) (let ((list (loop for i in (omn :length alist) collect (* (/ 60 tempo) (float (* i 4)))))) (if (equal sum t) (sum list) list))) (length-to-sec '(h. h. 3q 5e 3h) 60) => (3.0 3.0 0.33333334 0.1 0.6666667) (length-to-sec '(h. h. 3q 5e 3h) 51) => (3.5294118 3.5294118 0.3921569 0.11764707 0.7843138) (length-to-sec '(h. h. 3q 5e 3h) 51 :sum t) => 8.3529415
  4. "I changed your keyword arguments to plain arguments, because in my code I retain keyword arguments for named optional arguments, but the arguments of this function are not optional (there is no default value)." sometimes i'm using keyword arguments for "better understandig"/legibility/overview of the function. but i see it's not "state of the art", thanks for the hint! :-)
  5. thanx!! you are totally right... i have documanted it in my OM-library (but not in the code) ...will answer you later... have also a look to: it's more useful for me grettings andré
  6. an output-seq of "a little stupid bot" (works with stochastic broken-symmetrical elements and PM..) - could produce for eternety (never ending)... it works and i am going for holidays now greetings andré
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  8. Out-of-the-box algorithms

    hi wim, thank you for the link... also interesting are "non-trivial machines" (heinz von förster / radical constructivism): http://www.cybsoc.org/heinz.htm greetings andré
  9. Out-of-the-box algorithms

    that is clear to me ... I tried only to find out what the motivation / idea behind the question of WIM is.
  10. Out-of-the-box algorithms

    okay, i understand your wish... you would like to have some code which produces/composes a "nearly complete piece" for you - like a bot (for my own use i call this programs BOTS and code it by myself). such bots: a nightmare or a dream for a composer :-) some important books/links TORSTEN already listed. maybe we should not forget DAVID COPE - with his EMMY-things ... https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2Ma0T4VZtmtB6kMmNw7QIA https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Cope p.s. i am not convinced of such "style exercises" (using TOOLS to imitate musical styles), it is perhaps just as if you translate with the google-translater: you understand what is meant, but it often sounds quite strange (as also this text :-))... it is usually more interesting in a scientific/technological or "produce efficient", than in an aesthetic/artistic context; but it does not make it in my opinion generally unimportant, but only the goal or the idea behind it is another. (Google Translate) best wishes andré
  11. Out-of-the-box algorithms

    could you tell me your exact definition/specification of OM-"out-of-the-box"-algorithms?
  12. (defun merge-voices** (seq &key insert bar/beat) (car (last (let ((bar) (beat) (distance)) (progn (setf bar (loop for i in bar/beat collect (car i)) beat (loop for j in bar/beat collect (cadr j))) (loop for ba in bar for be in beat for ins in insert with time-sign = (get-time-signature seq) with ord-time-sign = (get-time-signature seq) do (setf time-sign (if (listp (car time-sign)) (loop for i in time-sign when (> (caddr i) 1) append (loop repeat (caddr i) collect (list (car i) (cadr i))) else collect (list (car i) (cadr i))) (append time-sign)) distance (if (listp (car time-sign)) (+ (sum (loop repeat (- ba 1) for i in time-sign collect (/ (car i) (cadr i)))) (/ (1- (car be)) (cadr be))) (+ (* (1- ba) (/ (car time-sign) (cadr time-sign))) (/ (1- (car be)) (cadr be))))) do (setf ins (append (list (neg! distance)) ins)) do (setf seq (omn-to-time-signature (length-rest-merge (flatten (merge-voices (omn-merge-ties seq) ins))) ord-time-sign)) collect seq do (setf time-sign ord-time-sign))))))) (merge-voices** '((q c4 c4 c4 c4) (q c4 c4 c4 c4) (q c4 c4 c4 c4)) :insert '((q a4 a4 a4)) :bar/beat '((2 (2 8)))) (merge-voices** '((q c4 c4 c4 c4) (q c4 c4 c4 c4) (q c4 c4 c4 c4) (q c4 c4 c4 c4)) :insert '((q b5 b5 b5) (e a4 a4 a4)) :bar/beat '((2 (2 8)) (3 (2 16))))
  13. i know POSITION-ATTRIBUTE, but the output-format seems to be a bit different. one of the "problems" for coding the function is to distinguish the "pattern-match" (=> multiple-values of pitches/lengths/... comibinations of these parameters) that's seems not very simple, single-values are okay... ...but at the moment i have other things to do (composing/playing), so it will take some time, but perhaps anyone else would create such a function (stéphane, thorsten..?)
  14. dear janusz what do you think about the idea(s) to work with "bar/beat" for post-processing the scores. i see that's - in my momentary work - very useful... for example: insert at bar/beat, cut-out bar/beat/span, overwrite bar/beat, pattern-matching bar/beat/span ... ? by the way i'm coding a little bit on a function which gets me the positions of perhaps a pattern-match (single values and patterns), in the format (bar (beat)), for example (1 (3 4)), but it's not so simple... (a lot of specialities, and i can't put it into ONE code) ... greetings andré
  15. thanky you, stephane, i'll test it today!
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