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Documentation for getting started
Beast provides documentation from introductionary material to developer reference:
- Beast/Bse Quick Start Guide - The Quick Start Guide shipped with Beast
- Music Synthesis Under Linux (PDF) - A Beast Overview from LAC 2005
- Beast Overview from 2003 (German) - Paper from the Beast presentation at LinuxTag 2003
- API Docs - Reference documentation
- Beast SoundFont Howto - Spoiler, code not yet merged.
More extensive documentation and tutorials about audio synthesis in general is covered on a variety of places over the net, we've collected a number of interesting links to articles on this subject in the Synthesis Links section.