David Cope: 'You pushed the button and out came hundreds and thousands of sonatas' | Curio

David Cope: 'You pushed the button and out came hundreds and thousands of sonatas'

15 mins | May 18, 2021

Discover a moment of wonder by listening to a carefully selected 15-minute audio story. Listen to expert voices across Technology, Business, Psychology and Health — bringing you new perspectives, insights and ideas. Released every Monday to Friday, we’ll help you practice curiosity and open-mindedness as part of your daily routine. Today's pick: Would Mozart have used computerised intelligence? Composer David Cope has spent the last 30 years teaching computers to create classical music. Tim Adams talks to the expert of experimental musical intelligence, about how he created his project ‘Emily Howell’: an interactive interface that builds its own musical compositions from a database and hears feedback from listeners.

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