Real-Time Generation of Music Notation via Audience Interaction Using Python and GNU Lilypond

Baird, Kevin C.

Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression

No Clergy is an interactive music performance/installation inwhich the audience is able to shape the ongoing music. In it,members of a small acoustic ensemble read music notation fromcomputer screens. As each page refreshes, the notation is alteredand shaped by both stochastic transformations of earlier musicwith the same performance and audience feedback, collected viastandard CGI forms.