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Algorithmic Composition


Nov 08 2006 | 5:45 pm

Hey all,
I’m studying Max/msp at school and have really taken to the idea of
Algorithmic music composition and was wondering if anyone had patches they
might be willing to contribute to give me ideas of some of the different
ways people approach it. I found a supposed EP7 Autechre patch with an
explanation of how it works and learned a lot from that, but wondered if
there was anything else out there which I could look at and get ideas from.

Thanks,
Brett

P.S. I have read that there is a Autechre Confield patch some where out
there and was wondering if anyone might be willing to pass it on.

Nov 08 2006 | 6:37 pm

I would be very intrested in seeing the autechre patch myself, where
can I find it?
best regards

pieter

On 08 Nov 2006, at 18:45, Brett Lischalk wrote:

> Hey all,
> I’m studying Max/msp at school and have really taken to the idea of
> Algorithmic music composition and was wondering if anyone had
> patches they
> might be willing to contribute to give me ideas of some of the
> different
> ways people approach it. I found a supposed EP7 Autechre patch
> with an
> explanation of how it works and learned a lot from that, but
> wondered if
> there was anything else out there which I could look at and get
> ideas from.
>
> Thanks,
> Brett
>
> P.S. I have read that there is a Autechre Confield patch some
> where out
> there and was wondering if anyone might be willing to pass it on.
>
>
>

Nov 08 2006 | 7:42 pm

Nov 08 2006 | 7:49 pm

>Keep in mind, there is no possibility to visualize rhythms in a >musical
>notation within Max.

Yeah – but it’s not too much of a stretch….

http://www.algomusic.com/jmsl/

-A

Nov 08 2006 | 8:34 pm

Nov 08 2006 | 8:53 pm

yes open music is great but it is slightly different of max in terms that it is not object based. some people cant work with these. indeed for some ecven max is hard to comprehend. as of your saying max is not a great algorhtymic machine? well if x=2*3=6 is not an algorhytm than what it is it?

Nov 08 2006 | 9:56 pm

Nov 08 2006 | 9:59 pm

Nov 09 2006 | 12:03 am

sorry i misunderstood openmusic for some other software. flex or what it was called…freeware.


jbm
Nov 09 2006 | 2:26 pm

Quote: Andrew Pask wrote on Wed, 08 November 2006 19:49
—————————————————-
> >Keep in mind, there is no possibility to visualize rhythms in a >musical
> >notation within Max.
>
> Yeah – but it’s not too much of a stretch….
>
> http://www.algomusic.com/jmsl/
>
> -A
—————————————————-

Actually, could someone please pay Mika, who wrote that *gorgeous* score editor (ENP) for PWGL, loads of money to build a Max/MSP object to host ENP? Having the PWGL notation interface in Max would make my decade!

J.

Nov 09 2006 | 6:17 pm

Oh yes, that would be awesome.

>
> Actually, could someone please pay Mika, who wrote that *gorgeous* score
> editor (ENP) for PWGL, loads of money to build a Max/MSP object to host ENP?
> Having the PWGL notation interface in Max would make my decade!
>
> J.

Nov 09 2006 | 8:17 pm

this looks appropriate

http://www.essl.at/works/rtc.html

RTC-lib
Real Time Composition Library
Software library for algorithmic composition in Max/MSP/Jitter

Nov 16 2006 | 7:09 am

Nov 16 2006 | 8:25 am

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