Xerox Mockingbird notation editor for musicians in 80′

Mockingbird (circa 1980) is credited as the first screen-based visual notation editor for musicians. The software was a research project of Xerox PARC and was never released commercially. It ran on the Dorado system – a successor to the Xerox Alto, and supposedly host to the famous Smalltalk demo presented to Steve Jobs and Apple engineers that sparked the Lisa and Macintosh interfaces.

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