Burton, Anthony R., Vladimirova, Tanya


Generation of Musical Sequences with Genetic Techniques

Computer Music Journal: Vol. 23, no.4. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press: 59-73.

URL: http://www.mitpressjournals.org/loi/comj

Language(s): English


Algorithm Computing Generative Music Genetic Art Algorithmic Music Stochastic Music Probability Theory


This article reviews how genetic algorithms and genetic programming have been applied to musical tasks. It introduces the background theory to genetic techniques, how musical sequences can be generated with genetic techniques and the compositional applications of genetic programming.