Full Interview: David Cope on Music by Computers


David Cope is a classical music composer who has created software with the ability to independently compose music. Emily Howell, as Cope has named the program, has sparked some interesting debates about artificial intelligence and the validity of music by it. Some have even expressed outrage at Emily Howell's accomplishments.

A shorter version of this interview will air on the 110th episode of Spark, but you can hear the full, uncut interview if you download the MP3. [runs 27:47]

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[original photo by Cane Rosso]

 

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