Posted on Jun 5, 2014
Project Name:Sonic Pi: Live & Coding
Technology:Education and Learning
Short Description of project:Turning a Raspberry Pi computer into a fully customisable musical instrument
Region:East of England
Fund Name:Digital R&D Fund for the Arts
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Cambridge Junction, The Raspberry Pi Foundation and Dr Pam Burnard of the University of Cambridge are turning a Raspberry Pi computer into a fully customisable musical instrument using code for compositions, timbre and interaction in its project Sonic Pi: Live & Coding, which will be trialled in the East of England.
Sonic Pi is an open source programming environment designed to explore and teach programming concepts through the process of creating new sounds. Sonic Pi comes with an associated scheme of work which emphasises the importance of creativity in the learning process and gives users the control to turn their sonic ideas into reality.