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Special Issue on Musical Metacreation, Part I

Computers in Entertainment [Vol. 14, No. 2] View Full Citation in the Digital Library

Special Issue on Musical Metacreation, Part I

The multiplicity of the fields that fall under the umbrella of Musical Metacreation are many, as noted by the associate editors of this first of two special issues on the topic. The editors introduce the ... Read More »


In this issue

An Introduction to Musical Metacreation
Musical metacreation (MuMe), also known as musical computational creativity, is a subfield of computational creativity that focuses on endowing machines with the ability to achieve creative musical tasks, such as ...
The “Horse” Inside
Building systems that possess the sensitivity and intelligence to identify and describe high-level attributes in music audio signals continues to be an elusive goal but one that surely has broad ...
ImproteK
This article focuses on the introduction of control, authoring, and composition in human-computer music improvisation through the description of a guided music generation model and a reactive architecture, both implemented ...
Stimulating Creative Partnerships in Human-Agent Musical Interaction
Musical duets are a type of creative partnership with a long history of artistic practice. What can they tell us about creative partnerships between a human and a computer? To ...
Harmony Generation Driven by a Perceptually Motivated Tonal Interval Space
We present D'accord, a generative music system for creating harmonically compatible accompaniments of symbolic and musical audio inputs with any number of voices, instrumentation, and complexity. The main novelty of ...
Musical Motif Discovery from Non-Musical Inspiration Sources
Many music composition algorithms attempt to compose music in a particular style. The resulting music is often impressive and indistinguishable from the style of the training data, but it tends ...