Pachet, F. and Roy, P. Musical harmonization with constraints: A survey. Constraints, 6(1):7-19, 2001.

Sony CSL authors: Fran├žois Pachet, Pierre Roy


We survey works on the musical problem of automatic harmonization. This problem, which consists in creating musical scores which satisfy given rules of harmony, has been the object of numerous studies, most of them using constraint techniques in one way or another. We outline the main results obtained and the current status of this category of problems.

Keywords: constraints, computer music, harmonization


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@ARTICLE { pachet:00a, AUTHOR="Pachet, F. and Roy, P.", JOURNAL="Constraints", NUMBER="1", PAGES="7-19", TITLE="Musical harmonization with constraints: A survey", VOLUME="6", YEAR="2001", }