Leonardo Music Journal
Issue 7
December 1997

112 pages
ISSN 0961-1215
E-ISSN 1531-4812

My Computer-Composed Instrumental Works of the 1980s

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Charles Ames is a composer and theorist who has been a pioneer of computer-aided composition and the use of probability theory in music. Through his many pieces and theoretical articles (published in Leonardo, Leonardo Music Journal, Perspectives of New Music, Interface and Computer Music Journal), he has made an important contribution to the history of mathematical and computer-based composition. Ames is the author of the computer-music language Compose.