The Impact of MIDI upon Compositional Methodology

Yavelow, Christopher


International Computer Music Conference : 21-27.

Language: English

In this paper, the author discusses the impact that MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) had during the three years since its inception in 1983, in three areas of musical endeavour: composition, manuscript preparation and sound design. This paper offers the current reader a historical perspective on the early years of MIDI technology.