Topics: Pythagoras (music, nature, and number), the Antikythera mechanism, Kepler’s harmony of the world, cymatics, fractals, electronic music, computers and programming, the computer as a musical instrument, running Python programs.
This chapter provides a quick tour of some of the major technological landmarks in Western music history and computer science. For more information, see the reference textbook.
Here is code from this chapter.
Play a musical note
This code sample (Ch. 1, p. 22) demonstrates how to play a single musical note.
Run it to test your JythonMusic installation.
It should generate this sound:Audio Player