Bach chorales from Boyd and Riemenscheider, COMPOSITION PRACTICE, Uncategorized

Another Bach chorale harmonised this time in competition with a computer

Wer nur den lieben Gott laesst walten

Riemenschnieder 62

My working based on just the soprano line:

PDF file


WAV file generated by Sibelius

This compares with a recent ‘DeepBach’ machine harmonisation given in the paper:

and a different, better example from the same tool in this video:


The DeepBach tool does not check for parallels but is quite impressive.



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