Music Composition Program

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Bci Music

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of an adapted brain-computer interface (BCI) device which allows individuals with paralysis and/or severe disabilities play music by brain power alone. Developed by Eduardo Miranda at the University of Plymouth Interdisciplinary Centre for Computer Music Research (ICCMR) in the United Kingdom, this BCI device allows individuals with neurodegenerative diseases, muscular disorders, and paralysis to participate in creating music. Miranda’s ins

Caketalking For Sonar

CakeTalking for SONAR is a voice output music composition program designed to make SONAR, a software program used for recording music and printing scores, accessible to persons who are blind or have low vision. CakeTalking customizes the JAWS for Windows screen reader (see separate entry) so blind users can access the SONAR software. It also offers a series of tutorials for blind users in the form of electronic documents of hundreds of pages that instruct the JAWS user on all the "how to's," pro - Yours To Play It Yours To Play It! is a music composition program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This software package enables the user to play chords and chord progressions by clicking on an on-screen "musical map" with a mouse or similar controller. This songwriting and educational music tool enables the user to explore chords and progressions in all the major keys, even if they have never played an instr

Computer Interface Music Maker

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To develop a computer interface that tracks the movement of a user’s head, allowing them to produce electronic sounds and compose music on a virtual keyboard. Working with a team of musicians and programmers; Zane Van Dusen, Rensselaer Polytech Institute senior, creates a device to be used by individuals with severe mobility disabilities. This prototype allows individuals with severe mobility disabilities to express his or her creativity through music. The user

Lime Aloud

Lime Aloud is a voice output music composition program and optical music notation reader program for use by people who are blind or have low vision. Working with JAWS for Windows (see separate entry), Lime Aloud allows the user to navigate through a musical score using standard cursor keys, and it enables a computer to play each note or chord and verbally describe related annotations such as accents, staccato marks, lyrics and ties. Lime Aloud includes the Lime notation editor and the SharpEye M

Music Factory

Music Factory is a music composition program designed for use by children with learning, cognitive, upper extremity, and fine motor disabilities. The program provides melodies, riffs, and rhythmic patterns that can be combined in thousands of ways, from simple to complex. Any combination will always work. Users can choose to hear their music in real-time mode or to compose, listen, and then record. Music can be composed in a variety of styles, including reggae, blues, and techno. Users can choos

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