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You Can Make It On Your Own

 
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HYPERSCORE


Photo of kids Playing the Toy Symphony

In "Toy Symphony," Alan gets to sample a few of computer scientist and musician Tod Machover's creations, software and machines that let anyone create beautiful music - even you!
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Hyperscore Application
   

Click here to download HYPERSCORE, the software Machover designed to allow children of all ages and abilities to flex their musical muscles. Currently available only for Windows.

 


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The TOY SYMPHONY is touring in the United States in the spring of 2003.

 

TOY SYMPHONY
Boston Schedule
04/05 11 - 3:00pm Toy Symphony Open House
Bring your family for a hands-on demonstration of Beatbugs, Music Shapers and Hyperscore. The Children's Museum Boston 300 Congress Street, Boston Information: www.bostonkids.org or 617.426.8855

04/23 7:00pm Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP)'s "Who's afraid of modern music?" series
Concert features Hyperscore pieces composed by children and a glimpse of Tod Machover's new Hyperstring Trilogy CD. With cellist Matt Haimovitz and musicians from BMOP. Club Passim 47 Palmer Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge Ticket information: www.bmop.org/orderforms/tickets.html or 617.363.0396

04/26 7:00pm Toy Symphony Concert (United States Premiere)
Performed by BMOP, Gil Rose conductor Hyperviolin soloist Cora Venus Lunny PALS Children's Chorus and Children of Boston Presented by the Boston Cyberarts Festival (Gala Opening Event) MIT's Kresge Auditorium 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge Pre-concert Open House at 5:30pm Admission: Free. Ticket reservation required. Ticket information: www.bmop.org/orderforms/tickets.html or 617.363.0396

New York Schedule

04/22- 01/25/04 2003 National Design Triennial
Toy Symphony's Music Toys will be featured in this prestigious exhibition, which looks at the breaking developments and future horizons across the fields of design practice. Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum 2 East 91st Street, NYC Information: www.ndm.si.edu

05/17 7:00pm Toy Symphony Concert (New York Premiere)
Performed by BMOP, Gil Rose conductor Hyperviolin soloist Cora Venus Lunny PALS Children's Chorus and Children of New York Presented by The World Financial Center Arts & Events Program as part of Vectors: Digital Art of Our Time, 10th anniversary of the New York Digital Salon World Financial Center Winter Garden West Street between Vesey and Liberty Streets Admission: Free Information: www.worldfinancialcenter.com or 212.945.0505

05/18 12 - 3:00pm Toy Symphony Open House
Bring your family and friends for public demonstrations of the Music Toys, hands-on experiences, mini-concerts featuring Hyperscore composition and more! World Financial Center Winter Garden West Street between Vesey and Liberty Streets Admission: Free Information: www.worldfinancialcenter.com or 212.945.0505

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