[PD] automatic music generation (was: ...a long name!)

Frank Barknecht barknech at ph-cip.uni-koeln.de
Wed Sep 4 09:16:17 CEST 2002

Nicolau Werneck hat gesagt: // Nicolau Werneck wrote:

> I've seen jazz improvisation softwares also, and it looks like they just
> pick notes at random inside scales related to pre-programmed chord
> progressions... I don't know if it sound good :/

If you speak of "Band In A Box", I think, their model of generating
improvisations or the band is much more complex. BIAB can actually
improvise in different styles and make a sax player really sound like
Charlie Parker for example. Not regarding intonation of course,
because BIAB only generates midi, but the lines that are played, and
the typical Parker-licks do actually resemble Parker soli. So a lot of
analysis went into BIAB, but unfourtunatly it seems to be a company
secret, how they did it.

 Frank Barknecht                               _ ______footils.org__

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