The modern intellectual property copyright system is often criticised. One of its consistent opponents has created every conceivable style of music to give art freedom.
Two individuals participated in the project - musician Damien Riel and programmer Noah Rubin. Together, they were able to create an AI that synthesised all possible compositions in the world. It turned out to be not many - only 68 billion tunes.
The purpose of the algorithm was not to create beautiful music but to sift through all combinations of notes. The program did not evaluate the artistic value of all the works, but methodically recorded the combinations of sounds.
All gathered musical files were uploaded to a public domain to permanently terminate copyright disputes.
Mr Riel believes that the composer doesn't create music from just out of thin air, but only finds one possible combination of notes. Over time, creating new melodies becomes increasingly difficult, songs will invariably repeat themselves.
Now, all that remains is to secure the copyright of the generated music to Riel. If everything works out, it could be the beginning of a new era for music.
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