[...]occasional 'interlude' chapters look more closely at specific Max/MSP programming topics that are not necessarily related to broader computer music theory. In our first use of the book in our own classes, we used it to help prepare students to compose algorithm-assisted and interactive pieces. [...]we supplemented the book with assignments that required students to integrate the theory and technique with compositional tasks.
Battey, Bret; Amelides, Panos (2013) Book reviews: "Electronic Music and Sound Design: Theory and Practice with Max/MSP, Volume 1," by Alessandro Cipriania and Maurizio Giri, translated by David Stutz. In: Organised Sound, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 231-232. Available at https://openmusiclibrary.org/article/62063/.