This is an early work of interactive microcomputer music. A KIM-1 computer would sense the order and timing of six pitches played by two performers, subsequently generating “harmony-changing messages to two homemade synthesizers.” The computer reacted directly to pitches being played by the performers, and the performers, in turn, were “influenced in their improvising” by the computer’s responses. This was among the first recorded works of micro-computer-based, interactive music.
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