|Developer(s)||Sam Aaron and others|
3.3.1 / 1 February 2021
|Written in||Ruby, Erlang, Clojure, C++, and Qt|
|Operating system||Linux, macOS, Windows, Raspberry Pi OS|
|Type||Live coding environment|
Sonic Pi is a live coding environment based on Ruby, originally designed to support both computing and music lessons in schools, developed by Sam Aaron in the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory in collaboration with Raspberry Pi Foundation.
Thanks to its use of the SuperCollider synthesis engine and accurate timing model, it is also used for live coding and other forms of algorithmic music performance and production, including at algoraves. Its research and development has been supported by Nesta, via the Sonic PI: Live & Coding project.
- Comparison of audio synthesis environments
- Pure Data
- Algorithmic composition
- List of MIDI editors and sequencers
- List of music software
- Aaron, Samuel; Blackwell, Alan F.; Burnard, Pamela (2016). "The development of Sonic Pi and its use in educational partnerships: Co-creating pedagogies for learning computer programming". Journal of Music, Technology & Education. 9 (1): 75–94. doi:10.1386/jmte.9.1.75_1. Retrieved 11 December 2019.
- Aaron, Sam. (2016). "Sonic Pi–performance in education, technology and art". International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media. 12 (2): 17–178. doi:10.1080/14794713.2016.1227593.
- Sinclair, Arabella (2014). "Educational Programming Languages: The Motivation to Learn with Sonic Pi" (PDF). PPIG: 10. Retrieved 11 December 2019.
- Aaron, Samuel; Blackwell, Alan F. (2013). "From sonic Pi to overtone: creative musical experiences with domain-specific and functional languages". Proceedings of the First ACM SIGPLAN Workshop on Functional Art, Music, Modeling & Design. Farm '13. ACM: 35–46. doi:10.1145/2505341.2505346. ISBN 9781450323864. Retrieved 11 December 2019.
- Aaron, Samuel; Blackwell, Alan F.; Hoadley, Richard (2013). "A principled approach to developing new languages for live coding". Proceedings of the First ACM SIGPLAN Workshop on Functional Art, Music, Modeling & Design: 35–46. doi:10.1145/2505341.2505346. Retrieved 11 December 2019.
- Blackwell, Alan; McLean, Alex; Noble, James; Rohrhuber, Julian (2014). "DROPS - Collaboration and learning through live coding (Dagstuhl Seminar 13382)". drops.dagstuhl.de. doi:10.4230/DagRep.3.9.130. Retrieved 2015-05-02.
- Cellan-Jones, Rory (7 October 2013). "Baked in Britain, the millionth Raspberry Pi". BBC News. Retrieved 2015-05-02.
- "Making music with Raspberry Pi - CBBC Newsround". www.bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2015-05-02.
- Aaron, Samuel; Orchard, Dominic; Blackwell, Alan F. (2014). "Temporal semantics for a live coding language" (PDF). Proceedings of the 2nd ACM SIGPLAN international workshop on Functional art, music, modeling & design - FARM '14. FARM '14. ACM. pp. 37–47. doi:10.1145/2633638.2633648. ISBN 978-1-4503-3039-8.
- "Sonic Pi - The Live Coding Music Synth for Everyone". SONIC PI. Retrieved 2019-10-05.
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