The Continuator: Musical Interaction With Style

@article{Pachet2002TheCM,
  title={The Continuator: Musical Interaction With Style},
  author={François Pachet},
  journal={Journal of New Music Research},
  year={2002},
  volume={32},
  pages={333 - 341}
}
  • F. Pachet
  • Published 1 September 2003
  • Computer Science
  • Journal of New Music Research
We propose a system, the Continuator, that bridges the gap between two classes of traditionally incompatible musical systems: (1) interactive musical systems, limited in their ability to generate stylistically consistent material, and (2) music imitation systems, which are fundamentally not interactive. [...] Key Method Our approach is based on a Markov model of musical styles augmented to account for musical issues such as management of rhythm, beat, harmony, and imprecision. The resulting system is able to…Expand
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