Computer assisted composition

Computer assisted composition (or computer-assisted composition) is the technique or practice of using a computer to aid in the composition of music, though the music itself may be performed either electronically or on traditional, non-electronic instruments without the use of a computer or electronic device of any kind. Two important branches of computer-assisted composition are algorithmic composition and spectral music. Computer assisted composition is part of the general field of computer music.

ee also

*Algorithmic composition
*Computer music
*Computer-Aided Algorithmic Composition
*Generative music


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