Roads, Curtis (Ed.)


Composers and the Computer

Los Altos, CA: William Kaufmann.

Language(s): English


Computer Music


This book contains a selection of essays that address many issues, both technical and aesthetic that composers face when working with computers. It underlines how available technology can strongly affect the working practice of composition.

Table of contents:

1. Interview with Herbert Brün
2. John Chowning on Composition
3. Interview with James Dashow
4. In Celebration: The Composition and its Realization in Synthetic Speech
5. Improvisation with George Lewis
6. Thoughts on Computer Music Composition
7. Digital Techniques and Sound Structure in Music
8. The Realization of nscor
9. Music Composition Treks