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ChucK was designed specifically to allow and encourage on-the-fly programming, which means you can add, remove, modify, edit, and layer segments of code at any and all times, hearing the results instantly, without interrupting other sounds being synthesized and heard


Cover of Programming for Musicians and Digital Artists: Creating music with ChucK


This would qualify the language has having instrumental quality. To be able to get performance in 1:1 real time performance. Is instrumental. Instruments are producing sound as you are interacting with it in 1:1 fashion. If this can portray skill in playing it. It's an instrumental language. If it has 1:1 and the ability to display genius in the form of skill. Is skill involved or do the sounds end up displaying a boxed in quality. A violin has infinite potential, does Chuck?