This page lists a few resources for the book Music for Geek and Nerds.
Code and Examples
If you bought the ebook from this site you already have the accompanying source code and audio examples. However, if you got it from another place (say Amazon) you may need to download them here: source code and audio examples.
There’s a subreddit for the book where you can talk and ask questions.
In Music for Geeks and Nerds we recreate the compositional process of a few music compositions. You can listen to them in the following links:
Steve Reich, Piano Phase
Bach Crab Canon
Sergei Rachmaninoff, Vocalize
Bach, Canon Quaerendo invenietis
Josquin des Prez, Agnus Dei
Books, Links, and Tools
These are some books and tools you may be interested after reading Music for Geeks and Nerds.
- Straus, Introduction to Post-Tonal Theory
- Benson, Music: a Mathematical Offering
- International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conferences
- Dodge, Computer Music: Synthesis, Composition, and Performance
- Boulanger, The Csound Book
- Journal of Mathematics and Music
Most errors were fixed in version 1.5.
I’d like to thank the following people for submitting suggestions, errors, and bugs reports. I apologize if I’m forgetting someone.
- Bibek Shrestha
- Jean-Christophe Helary
- Alexandre Amoedo Amorim
- Barkin Aygun
- Eugene Tan
- Gary Bishop
- Greg Brill
- Joel J.
- Joshua Wright
- Hugo Chargois
- Marcell Mars
- Michael Scott Cuthbert
- Sean Duckett
- Tiago Vaz
- Vilson Vieira