MAgentA: An Architecture for Real Time Automatic Composition of Background Music

@inproceedings{Casella2001MAgentAAA,
  title={MAgentA: An Architecture for Real Time Automatic Composition of Background Music},
  author={Pietro Casella and Ana Paiva},
  booktitle={IVA},
  year={2001}
}
This paper describes MAgentA (Musical Agent Architecture), which is an Agent that automatically composes background music in real time using the emotional state of the environment within which it is embedded. Its goal is to generate a “film-like music ” output for a virtual environment emphasizing the dramatic aspects of such environment. The approach followed in MAgentA is that of dynamically choosing an appropriate composition algorithm, among several others stored in a database, which were… CONTINUE READING
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