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An audio server, programming language, and IDE for sound synthesis and algorithmic composition.
SuperCollider is still around and really mature, Sonic Pi and Overtone are build on top of it. CSound and Faust are more than mature also.
Collaborative Programmable Music
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Functional programming language for signal processing and sound synthesis (by grame-cncm)
Main repository for Csound
Max/MSP external for scripting and live coding Max with s7 Scheme Lisp
There are many very "serious" ones, but they won't replace DAWs because the audience for a programming language tool for computer music looks is very different.
A few off the top of my head that are used and/or made by serious computer music people: Common Music, Nyquist, Euterpea, Open Music, Common Lisp Music, Snd, Csound, SuperCollider, Chuck, Perry Cook's STK, and my own Scheme for Max and Scheme for Pd.
My own Scheme for Max is (modesty aside) interesting because it takes one of the serious code tool lineages and enables running it in a DAW. It allows you to port Common Music algorithmic composition code into Ableton Live through Scheme for Max. You get the ability to work in and sync up with Live, but if you want it, all the potential complexity and power of Scheme and Common Music.
Overtone is live programmable music and visualization
6 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 21 Mar 2022
Is there something modern like Max MSP, but text syntax, like C-Sound?
2 projects | reddit.com/r/audioengineering | 19 Feb 2022
Does a Sound Effect engine exist? Like what Blender does for visual renders, but using physics for soundwaves?
4 projects | reddit.com/r/gamedev | 27 Jan 2022
Engineer who wants to get into DSP
4 projects | reddit.com/r/DSP | 16 Jan 2022
Electric guitar effects
3 projects | reddit.com/r/commandline | 18 Mar 2021