Brün, Herbert

1989

Composer's Input Outputs Music

In Heifetz, R. J. (ed.) On the Wires of Our Nerves: The Art of Electroacoustic Music. London: Associated University Press: 133-147.

Language(s): English

Keyword(s):

Computing Computer Music

Abstract:

In this essay, the author offers his thoughts regarding several years of research in computer-assisted composition, in particular the extent to which it is possible to design a computer system that can compose (output) a musical composition based on a musical idea (input). He contextualises his discussion through concise descriptions of several of his computer-assisted works.