Along the lines of the MIDI bagpipe, I would refer you to Bob Essex's
creation, detailed here:
A bagpipe simulator, in Bob's words, but with lots of points for
To Ray Finch I would suggest the appropriateness of the Russian proverb:
What is amazing is not how well the bear dances, but that it dances at
all. These guys are training to be engineers, after all, and the name
of the game is to get the product out the door so you can sell the
upgrade to version 2.0 next year.