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Intelligent Music Composition

Maximos A. Kaliakatsos-Papakostas1, Andreas Floros2 and Michael N. Vrahatis1,    1Department of Mathematics, University of Patras, Patras, Greece, 2Department of Audio and Visual Arts, Ionian University, Corfu, Greece

10.1 Introduction

Automatic music composition is an enchanting field of research, inspiring both researchers and musicians. The implementation of systems that perform this task, incorporates an algorithmic part which makes decisions on which notes/sounds will be heard, when they will be heard, for how long and how loud. The intriguing part of automatic composition is the process of formulating such algorithms, in such a manner that the composed music is not too simple or too complex. Referring ...

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