The making of Pat Metheny’s “Orchestrion”

Just before Christmas, I posted about the sleeve art for guitarist, composer and Sibelius user Pat Metheny’s new album, Orchestrion, which features a Sibelius 6 box lurking amidst the huge variety of musical instruments that cram the picture. (If you look really closely you can see Pat himself at the left-hand side, hiding behind his […]

Computer music 25 years ago

I happened across a post about early notation software, Music Construction Set in particular (I never used the initial MCS program, but I did use Deluxe Music Construction Set for the Commodore Amiga). The Wild Koba has unearthed a 25-year-old episode of a TV program called The Computer Chronicles, which aired in the US and […]