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rbnpi / Ortiz3-RF.rb
Created Jun 2, 2019
recerada Tercera by Diego Ortiz 916th centry) from midi by Michael Robinson. use run_file "path-to-Ortiz3-RF.rb" to run it
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#recerada Tercera by Diego Ortiz 916th centry) from midi by Michael Robinson
#converted for Sonic Pi by Robin Newman, June 2019
#midi file at
#use run_file "path-to-Ortiz3-RF.rb" to run it
use_bpm 100
define :plarray do |notes,durations,tp=0,pan=0,vol=1,s=0.9,r=0.1|
#puts offsetclass do |n,d|
if n.respond_to?(:each)
rbnpi / Ortiz2-RF.rb
Created Jun 2, 2019
Recerada Segunda by Diego Ortiz 16th century) from midi by Michael Robinson. Use run_file "path-to-Ortiz2-RF.rb" command to run it.
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#Recerada Segunda by Diego Ortiz 16th century) from midi by Michael Robinson
#midi file at
#converted for Sonic Pi by Robin Newman, June 2019
#use run_file "path-to-Ortiz2-RF.rb" to play it
use_bpm 100
define :plarray do |notes,durations,tp=0,pan=0,vol=1,s=0.9,r=0.1|
#puts offsetclass do |n,d|
if n.respond_to?(:each)
rbnpi / PalesHos-RF.rb
Created Jun 2, 2019
Palestrina (c. 1525-1594) Hosanna played by Sonic Pi from a midi file by Michael Robinson. Use run_file "path-to-PalesHos-RF.rb" to run it.
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#Giovanni Pierluigi de Palestrina (c. 1525-1594) Hosanna
#transcribed for Sonic Pi by Robin Newman, June 2019 from a midi file by Michael Robinson
use_bpm 90
define :plarray do |notes,durations,tp=0,pan=0,vol=1,s=0.9,r=0.1|
#puts offsetclass do |n,d|
if n.respond_to?(:each)
n.each do |nv|
rbnpi / polyphonicsynth.rb
Last active Jun 1, 2019
A polyphonic gated synth for Sonic Pi3 with midi keyboard input. Runs on Raspberry Pi3 or more powerful computer with Sonic Pi 3. Accompanying article and video SECOND VERSION ADDED: see comments
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#polyphonic midi input program with sustained notes
#experimental program by Robin Newman, November 2017
#pitchbend can be applied to notes at any time while they are sounding
use_debug false
set :synth,:tb303 #initial value
set :pb,0 #pitchbend initial value
kill_list=[] #list to contain notes to be killed
on_notes=[] #list of notes currently playing
ns=[] #array to store note playing references
rbnpi / paseagua-RF.rb
Created May 29, 2019
Pase el agua Anonymous Spanish 15th Century played by Sonic Pi (use run_file "path to filename" to play) Hear it at
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#Pase el agua, ma Julieta Spanish Anon 15th century
#arranged for Sonic Pi by Robin Newman, May 2019
with_fx :reverb,room: 0.5,amp: 0.8,mix: 0.7 do
use_synth :chiplead
with_fx :level,amp: 0.5 do
rbnpi / hasslerCanzon-RF.rb
Created May 29, 2019
Canzon by Hans Leo Hassler (1564-1612), transcribed for Sonic Pi (play suing run_file "path to filename" hear it at
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#Canzon by Hans Leo Hassler (1564-1612), transcribed for Sonic Pi by Robin Newman, May 2019
with_fx :reverb, room: 0.6,mix: 0.7 do
use_synth :saw
rbnpi / bjs1031b-RF.rb
Created May 29, 2019
Bach Siciliano from Flute Sonata in Eb Major for Sonic Pi. (use run_file "path to filename") Hear it on
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#attributed to J.S. Bach or C.P.E. Bach Siciliano from Flute Suite 2 BWV 1031
#transcribed for Sonic Pi by Robin Newman, May 2019
with_fx :reverb, room: 0.8,mix: 0.6 do
use_synth :tri
rbnpi / bransleDeLaTorche.rb
Last active May 24, 2019
Bransle_de_la_Torche by Paretorius (1571-1621) played by Sonic Pi Hear it on
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#Praetorius (1571-1621) Bransle_de_la_Torche
#short and sweet, trasncribed for Sonic Pi by Robin Newman May 2019
use_synth :saw
use_bpm 160
#plarray plays the array notes, with corresponding array durations to give their lengths
define :plarray do |notes,durations,amp=1,pan=0,skip=false|
in_thread do
if skip #drop last note
rbnpi / SP-KeyboardController.rb
Last active May 21, 2019
Sonic Pi Keyboard Controller These two programs enable you to control Sonic Pi with a QWERTY keyboard. One program runs in a normal Sonic Pi Buffer, and the other (Ruby script) started first, runs in a terminal. Keyboard input in terminal controls SPi. A video of the system at
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## The following two sections of code are utilites to clear and load all samples used in the program
## They should be used by uncopmmenting when running on a Pi as required, before using the main program
## The samples are required by live loop :sampfrenzy
##| sample_free_all
##| stop
##| sample_groups.each do |g|
##| load_samples g.to_s if g.to_s != "loop"
##| end
##| stop
rbnpi / SP-KeyboardController2.rb
Last active May 12, 2019
computer keyboard input to Sonic Pi (version 2) See article on and video on youtube at (SP-KeyboardController3.rb allows synth selection)
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#experimental program to control Sonic Pi from the keyboard
#developed from an orbianl program written by Robin Newman, April 2016
#you can play notes direct, or initiate any of 10 liveloops
#now updated to use OSC communiation from the key polling program
#set up hash to contain notes
#list of notes
l=[:c4,:cs4, :d4, :ds4, :e4, :f4, :fs4, :g4, :gs4, :a4, :as4, :b4, :c5, :cs5, :d5, :ds5, :e5, :f5, :fs5, :g5]
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