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Algorithmic Music Composition

  • David Cope
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Abstract

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.

Keywords

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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