Musical Score Generation in Valses and Etudes

Kim-Boyle, David

Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression

The , , author describes a recent composition for piano andcomputer in which the score performed by the pianist, readfrom a computer monitor, is generated in real-time from avocabulary of predetermined scanned score excerpts. The, , author outlines the algorithm used to choose and display aparticular excerpt and describes some of the musicaldifficulties faced by the pianist in a performance of the work.