Spiegel, Laurie


Distinguishing Random, Algorithmic, and Intelligent Music

Online article


Language(s): English


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In this article (a response to comments by Wendy Carlos on algorithmic composition tools, published in Active Sensing, Vol. 1, #3, Fall, 1989), the author highlights the need to utilise the correct terminology in order to accurately distinguish between random, algorithmic, and intelligent approaches in process-based musical composition.

All references of the same author:


Spiegel, Laurie (1996). That was Then - This is Now
Spiegel, Laurie (1998). Graphical GROOVE: Memorial for the VAMPIRE, a visual music system
Spiegel, Laurie (1999). Music as Mirror of Mind