The Xenakis Sieve as Object: A New Model and a Complete Implementation

  title={The Xenakis Sieve as Object: A New Model and a Complete Implementation},
  author={Christopher Ariza},
  journal={Computer Music Journal},
40 Computer Music Journal In numerous publications from 1965 to 1992, composer, architect, and theorist Iannis Xenakis (1922– 2001) developed an elegant and powerful system for creating integer-sequence generators called sieves. Xenakis used sieves (cribles) for the generation of pitch scales and rhythm sequences in many compositions, and he suggested their application to a variety of additional musical parameters. Though sieves are best calculated with the aid of a computer, no complete… Expand
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