JSyn - modular synthesis API for Java.
JMSL - Java Music Specification Language
PortAudio - cross platform audio I/O API for 'C'

External HMSL Links

Papers written about HMSL.

Artifact Records publishes a number of composers who use HMSL in their work including JohnBischoff, Larry Polansky, Chris Brown, and the Hub.  They also have a CD of Jim Tenney's work. Jim's theories on music provide the foundation for much of HMSL.

Nick Didkovsky is an active HMSL composer in New York who has written several articles on HMSL including:

Larry Polansky:

"Works for Performers and  Live Interactive Computer"
Simple Harmonic Motion

David Rosenboom:

Han-earl Park is an active HMSL constructor from Cal Arts. Check out his "io" web site. Han imagines that "if io could describe its cognitive insides, io would describe it as running on the HMSL engine. However, io cannot describe anything."

Nick Peck's thesis "Expressive Electronics: User Interface Design and Timbral Manipulation in the Music of Nick Peck"

Steven Everett has composed extensively with HMSL.

Updated 2024-04-16.