AAAI Publications, Eighth Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment Conference

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Automatic Orchestration for Automatic Composition
Eliot Handelman, Andie Sigler, David Donna

Last modified: 2012-10-07


The automatic orchestration problem is that of assigning instruments or sounds to the notes of an unorchestrated score. This is related to, but distinct from, problems of automatic expressive interpretation. A simple algorithm is described that successfully orchestrates scores based on analysis of one musical structure -- the "Z-chain."


music;orchestration;AI;automatic orchestration;Z-chains;automatic composition;computational music analysis

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