Computer Music: Musc 216
Study Questions #11: Isadora and the Play a Note Tutorial

Before you answer these questions, you should have reviewed the required reading for this session (including LINKS listed in the Class Schedule), and any LECTURE NOTES. Once you submit your answers, your grade will be recorded in your Student Gradefile and you will not be able to retake the quiz.

Please complete this set of Study Questions before the end of the next class session. However, the absolute deadline for completing them is 10:00 p.m. Friday, April 24.


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1. How many EVENTS does isadora test for?
 
2. What is the most BASIC building block in Isadora?
 
3. A programming area which contains ACTORS is called a:
 
4. Because of memory and speed restrictions Isadora is limited in the number of Scenes which can be created?
 
5. The list of SCENES can be viewed:
 
6. Is Isadora CASE SENSITIVE?
 
7. What is the MIDI Note Number for the note F3 ?
 
8. What is the MIDI Note Number for the note D2 ?
 
9. Can you enter the STATUS BYTE of a MIDI command directly into the Play Note Actor?
 
10. To hear sound in Isadora, you have to make a VIRTUAL CONNECTION to which application:
 
11. How many basic MIDI commands are there?
 
12. Which is the MIDI command group for turning a note on (Play a Note)?
 
13. Which is the MIDI command group for sending a program change (changing the instrument sound)?
 
14. In MIDI, numbers in this range are DATA values:
 
15. In MIDI, numbers in this range are COMMAND values:
 
16. How many MIDI channels are there?
 
17. How many DATA BYTES (numbers) are in a NOTE ON command?
 
18. How many DATA BYTES (numbers) are in a CONTROL CHANGE command?
 
19. What is the CONTROLLER NUMBER for ALL NOTES OFF?
 
20. What is the HEXADECIMAL value for CONTROL CHANGE on MIDI Channel ONE?
 


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