Patterns of Intuition: Musical Creativity in the Light of Algorithmic Composition

Patterns of Intuition: Musical Creativity in the Light of Algorithmic Composition


The current booklet is the results of a 3 yr learn venture which investigated the inventive act of composing via algorithmic composition. imperative to the research are the compositional techniques of 12 composers, which have been documented via a dialogic and cyclic strategy of modelling and comparing musical fabrics. the cultured premises and compositional ways configure a wealthy spectrum of various positions, that's mirrored additionally within the forms of techniques and techniques used. those methods and techniques comprise the iteration and evaluate of chord sequences utilizing genetic algorithms, the appliance of morphing suggestions to investigate harmonic adjustments, an automated class of non-public personal tastes through computing device studying, and an program of mathematical tune thought to the research and resynthesis of musical fabric. the second one a part of the ebook positive factors contributions by way of Sandeep Bhagwati, William Brooks, David Cope, Darla Crispin, Nicolas Donin, and Guerino Mazzola. those authors variously reflect on the undertaking from varied views, provide self sustaining techniques, or offer extra basic reflections from their respective learn fields.

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