Tag: classical music

  • An A.I. attempts to rewrite Thomas Tallis

    An A.I. attempts to rewrite Thomas Tallis

    Jukebox is a type of neural net – an network of artificial nodes which is ‘trained’ on a series of data, and can then be taught to use this data to generate new strings. These artificial intelligence networks have been used to create unique images, poetry, scripts, and music. Essentially, they work from one data-point […]

  • Thematic concert programmes: worth the hassle?

    Thematic concert programmes: worth the hassle?

    Conductors…do not always know how to shape a meaningful whole out of smaller pieces…We often program according to some vague theme or chronological order, perhaps without real thought to or justification for our choices. I feel, as they say, seen. The themed programme is a staple of choral concerts the world over, and yet it […]