Is it really possible to compose a great piece by relying on chance? It turns out, it is possible. This composition method, called ‘aleatoric’ or ‘chance’ music, was made popular in the 20th century by composers like Charles Ives and John Cage, but its roots can go back as far as the 18th century, at the time of Mozart.
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Today, there are still a few musicians who use this method in composing their music. One such man is Edward Chilvers.
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