Amplifying compositional intelligence: Creating with a psychologically-inspired generative music system

Toby Gifford, Andrew R. Brown, Robert Davidson

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Abstract

We describe the Motivator, a newly developed Computer Assisted Composition (CAC) tool for generating variations of melodic motives. The motivator helps composers to make Gestalt switches in interpretation of multistable motives, generates variations that preserve structural tones in a given interpretation, and suggests variations that enhance the multistability of the motive. The tool has been used in the composition of Entanglement, a work for piano, percussion and live electronics.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2013 ICMC Conference: International Developments in Electroacoustics
PublisherInternational Computer Music Association
Pages357-360
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9780984527427
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Computer Music Conference 2013 - Perth, Australia
Duration: 11 Aug 201317 Aug 2013
Conference number: 39th

Conference

ConferenceInternational Computer Music Conference 2013
Abbreviated titleICMC 2013
CountryAustralia
CityPerth
Period11/08/1317/08/13

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Gifford, T., Brown, A. R., & Davidson, R. (2013). Amplifying compositional intelligence: Creating with a psychologically-inspired generative music system. In Proceedings of the 2013 ICMC Conference: International Developments in Electroacoustics (pp. 357-360). International Computer Music Association.