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Computer music

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Computer music is music generated with, or composed with the aid of, computers.

Much of the work on computer music has drawn on the relationship between music theory and mathematics. Lejaren Hiller (eg, the Illiac Suite) used a computer in the 1950s to compose works that were then played by conventional musicians. Later developments included the work of Max Mathews at Bell Laboratories leading to computer composition and performance. Vocoder technology was a major development of this work. More recently, MIDI (music instrument digital interface) technology has allowed personal computers to interact with synthesizers through a standardized interface, which has widened the use of computer technology.

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fr:Musique assistée par ordinateur it:Musica e informatica nl:Computermuziek

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