Human Computers vs AI Composers

From David Bruce Composer.

Using algorithms to generate music can seem a bit ‘inhuman’, but for many of us composers they’re an essential part of the process. In this video I look at some of the ways composers use algorithms. Many thanks to Matthew Rose and Ben Levin!

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Videos
Ray Kurzweil on I’ve Got a Secret
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X4Neivqp2K4

AI Mozart
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7zTLw7s2dc

Arvo Part Fur Alina
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=05n91td5Q8I
Iannis Xenakis – ST/10-1,080262
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9XZjCy18qrA
Per Norgard Voyage into the Golden Screen
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wc8GvMkjGBc

Research
Algorithmic Composition
https://cacm.acm.org/magazines/2011/7/109891-algorithmic-composition/fulltext
http://www.imacliche.com/how-computer-composers-changes-the-music-composition
David Cope Interview:
https://liveinnovation.org/david-cope-a-lifetime-contribution-to-artificial-intelligence-and-music/
Generate music out of words Guido-style
https://explodingart.com/jmusic/jmtutorial/GuidoWordMusic.html
Guido:
https://www.jstor.org/stable/25487523?read-now=1&seq=1
Xenakis
https://monoskop.org/images/7/74/Xenakis_Iannis_Formalized_Music_Thought_and_Mathematics_in_Composition.pdf
Arvo Part
https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=7YsMZ6zeHSsC&pg=PA81&lpg=PA81&dq=arvo+part+hiller+guido+d%27arezzo&source=bl&ots=VfVU6gE5kP&sig=ACfU3U1aC2nKdki03gywkZvUkWkObD6ohQ&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwj3-o2wm93oAhUKyxoKHd51BEUQ6AEwAHoECCEQLA#v=onepage&q=%20guido&f=false
Musical Algorithms overview
http://www.doc.gold.ac.uk/~mas02gw/papers/AISB99b.pdf
Euclidian Rhythms
https://www.beatlabacademy.com/euclidian-rhythms-polyrhythms-in-ableton-live-free-download/
(The plugin shown is Euclidian Sequencer for Max for Live)
https://gumroad.com/l/euclideanSequencer
Brief history of Algorithms
https://ccrma.stanford.edu/~blackrse/algorithm.html
John Clinton’s Combinatorial Music Machine
https://ncm.ucpress.edu/content/ucpncm/43/2/86.full.pdf
Algorithms to Live By
https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B015DLA0LE/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Online Encyclopaedia of Integer Sequences
https://oeis.org/play.html
Per Norgard’s Infinity Series
https://web.archive.org/web/20071010091644/http://www.pernoergaard.dk/eng/strukturer/uendelig/ukonstruktion01.html
Recaman Sequence Numberphile
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGC5TdIiT9U