Emergent Rhythmic Phrases in an A-Life Environment

  title={Emergent Rhythmic Phrases in an A-Life Environment},
  author={Jo{\~a}o Magalh{\~a}es Martins and Eduardo Reck Miranda},
The A-Life approach to Music is a promising new development. The vast majority of existing A-Life systems for musical composition employ a Genetic Algorithm (GA) to produce musical melodies, rhythms, and so on. In these systems, music parameters are represented as genotypes and GA operators are applied on these representations to produce music according to given fitness criteria. We have identified two methodological limitations of such GA-based systems: one relates to the fact that composition… CONTINUE READING
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