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aleatory / aleatoric

aleatory: depending on luck or chance, as in gambling
aleatoric: in music, consisting of sounds produced by chance or random methods; indeterminate


Sightings:

aleatory:

Probing the mysteries of Foucault's pendulum

Invisible lines of causality -- a review of Magnolia

Getting beyond cool -- evaluating CD-ROMs as media


aleatoric:

Execute this

Music by a throw of the dice

John Cage: letting the sounds be themselves

Algorithmic algo-rhythms

Try it again in reverse

Learn to play the bass

"Tickle Two Kitty Cats" -- teaching the flute

God is a chorale, sin is random -- notes from a composer's journal
(explore for more online diaries)

Programming jMusic -- Random Rhythms

Don't say the M-word -- an interview w. Philip Glass

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