Lexicophony.1: Computer-generated composition

Published in: Journal of the Musical Arts in Africa
Volume 13, issue 1-2, 2016, pages: 71–77
DOI: 10.2989/18121004.2016.1267463
Author(s): Dimitri Voudouris, South Africa


The artificial organic environment, Lexicophony.1, is a computer-generated composition that involves a composer and a software program as an assistant composer. Here the term ‘organic’ implies a relationship with, or derivation from, living matter. This acousmatic composition exploits the movement of complex patterns of sound in time, amongst other parameters. And, most importantly, it draws heavily on concepts from the biological sciences.

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