Music Construction Set

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Music Construction Set
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Creator Electronic Arts, Inc.
Released 1984-??-??
Platform Apple II, Apple IIGS, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, PC Boot Loader

Music Construction Set called The Orchestrator on Atari ST, is a simple sequencer ported to many different devices. The program was designed by Will Harvey, who programmed the original Apple II version when he was only 15-years-old. The program was considerably different on various computers, as each had completely different audio hardware. The PC and Apple II were the worst with single channel tone generators, the Atari 8-bit supported 4 channels, the Commodore 64 had the famous SID chip, but the Apple IIgs and Atari ST had the best audio systems of the lot.

A more impressive version of the program was released for Amiga and Macintosh under the title Deluxe Music Construction Set.

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