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 examine venture which investigated the artistic act of composing via algorithmic composition. vital to the research are the compositional techniques of 12 composers, that have been documented via a dialogic and cyclic means of modelling and comparing musical fabrics. the classy premises and compositional methods configure a wealthy spectrum of various positions, that is mirrored additionally within the varieties of methods and techniques used. those ways and techniques comprise the iteration and assessment of chord sequences utilizing genetic algorithms, the applying of morphing concepts to analyze harmonic changes, an automated type of non-public personal tastes through computing device studying, and an software of mathematical tune idea to the research and resynthesis of musical fabric. the second one a part of the e-book positive aspects contributions by means of Sandeep Bhagwati, William Brooks, David Cope, Darla Crispin, Nicolas Donin, and Guerino Mazzola. those authors variously give some thought to the venture from assorted views, provide self sufficient methods, or offer extra common reflections from their respective study fields.

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