Ferraz, Silvio, Aldrovandi, Leonardo


Loop-interpolation-random & Gesture: Déjà vu in computer-aided composition

Organised Sound: Vol. 5, no. 2. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 81-84.

URL: http://journals.cambridge.org/jid_OSO

Language(s): English


Gesture Listening Strategy Algorithmic Music


Starting from a distinction between music creation and sound or pre-established methods of form and sound manipulation, this article discusses the use of some typical procedures in computer-aided composition. A critique of common-sense procedures sets out to show that musical creativity may be threatened and put at risk in the name of a community’s immediate acceptance of what is considered to be of musical value.