Thoughts on code and music

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A blog by Hugh Middleton.
Software Developer & Musician

Remembering Text Encoding

July 03, 2020

Text encoding is one of those things that I engage with rarely enough that I can never quite remember the details of how it works. I enjoyed…

Reasons Not To Write

June 30, 2020

I would like to write more, but so often find myself in a mental battle that leads to me deciding not to put pen to paper (so to speak). So…

Approaching diminished 7ths on the violin

December 02, 2017

The AMEB requires violin students to play diminished 7th arpeggios in various forms from grade 3 onwards. These appear initially in…

Diminished 7th Fundamentals

December 02, 2017

This article is about diminished 7th arpeggios and how I go about laying down the fundamentals for students to understand and play them. I…