[LAU] Google Magenta project's first composition

jonetsu at teksavvy.com jonetsu at teksavvy.com
Sun Jun 5 08:17:19 UTC 2016

On Sun, 5 Jun 2016 09:19:26 +0200
Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net> wrote:

> As Robin already
> pointed out, does a computer enjoy listening to music? If not, why
> does it compose music? 

Iconoclast Kaiji Haino once said that sound needs air.  That it is not
possible to embody sounds, music, if there is no air.  Considering
this, then how would music composed with no air, composed by an entity
that cannot listen to it through air, fare ?

The beginning of this lecture expresses the need to make the sound
travel, to not control it so much (lecture starts after he stops
banging on some discs.  And despite that yes, the snob factor is quite
high, the ideas he expresses at the beginning complements this
discussion on computer-generated music:


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