I would like to announce the Mondrian Project. Mondrian is an attempt
to create a text-based setting for writing and performing music. It
currently consists of the following parts:
- a simple music description language intended to be small and
- a Mondrian-to-MIDI converter
- interactive sequencers intended to play Mondrian code in a
- sequencer plugins for vi and emacs that turn text editors into
You can find Mondrian at
There's an online demo that'll let you try the language without
the need to install anything.
Any feedback would be appreciated!