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The Anthropocene Project

HKW Talk on the Anthropocene with David Cope and Bernd Scherer

Emily was Built to Please Me... David Cope
Why computer programs can create even more ingenious compositions than Johann Sebastian Bach: on determinisms, non-human genius, and an emotional attachment to a program called Emily. A conversation on the human, the machine, and music, with composer David Cope and Bernd Scherer, director of HKW. From the series HKW Talk on the Anthropocene.

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David Cope is a writer, composer, scientist, and professor emeritus of musicology at University of California/Santa Cruz.