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Center for Contemporary Music (CCM)
CCM & Mills Music Department Software

The Center for Contemporary Music is known for the music software created by its staff, faculty, and students. This software includes HMSL, csound.ppc, Grainwave, and SoundHack. These programs are accessible from the following sites:

csound.ppc
Latest version of Csound for Power Macintosh. Featured in the January 1997 issue of Keyboard magazine. Does not require additional hardware to operate. Program by Mike Berry, Matt Ingalls and Dave Madole at CCM. Freeware.

Csound.ppc web site

Grainwave
Real-time synthesis and sampling software for Macintosh PowerPC. Does not require additional hardware to operate. MIDI compatible. Program by Mike Berry at CCM. Shareware.

Grainwave web site

HMSL and SoundHack
HMSL (Hierarchical Music Specification Language), an experimental music composition language based on the programming language Forth, was developed by Phil Burk, Larry Polansky, and David Rosenboom at CCM. SoundHack, developed by Tom Erbe, utilizes unique processes to alter and analyze Macintosh soundfiles.

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Center for Contemporary Music (CCM)

Mills College
5000 MacArthur Blvd

P: 510.430.2191
E: ccm-info@mills.edu

Last Updated: 11/22/06