Algorithmic Music Composition

  • David CopeEmail author


David Cope describes how the use of computers in the composing process is a natural outgrowth and continuation of how composers have been using algorithms for composing since the very beginning of recorded time.


Classical Music Music Composition Primary Interval Algorithmic Composition Human Composer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of CaliforniaSanta CruzUSA

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