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Computer-Aided Orchestration Based on Probabilistic Instruments Models and Genetic Exploration

@inproceedings{Tardieu2007ComputerAidedOB,
  title={Computer-Aided Orchestration Based on Probabilistic Instruments Models and Genetic Exploration},
  author={Damien Tardieu and Gr{\'e}goire Carpentier and Xavier Rodet},
  booktitle={ICMC},
  year={2007}
}
In this paper we introduce a tool aimed at assisting composers in orchestration tasks. Thanks to this tool, composers can specify a target sound and replicate it with a given orchestra. We discuss the problems raised by the realization of such a tool, concerning instrumental sound description and combinatorial optimization. Then we describe the solution adopted. We propose a machine learning method based on generative probabilistic modeling to represent and generalize instrument timbre… Expand
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