What does a number sequence "sound like"?
I decided to write down a set of steps on how to become an algorithmic music composer with the language Perl.
At first this took the form of an outline for myself. Then I realized that it might be useful to others!
And here it is: MIDI-Perl HOWTO Wiki
It seems I am always fiddling with algorithmic musical composition. Most recently it is with the program, polygenic, which is a descendant of the program in the previous post on this subject.
After years of fiddling with algorithmic composition, I have come to reach for certain tools to craft melodies, bass-lines, solos, etc. My latest generative composition program and output will illustrate...
Ever been to the park and heard a tribe drumming in the distance? This is a drum circle. Upon closer inspection, each drummer has a single instrument (or maybe a set of bongos). Each drummer keeps a steady beat in common and in syncopation with his or her fellow drummers.