writings

I contribute some musings and rants to /nu/thing, a blog in Italian I have founded together with five of my favorite composers.

I have also written some computer music papers and articles, mostly about bach and cage:

  • A. Agostini, D. Ghisi, “A Max Library for Musical Notation and Computer-Aided Composition”, Computer Music Journal, Volume 39, No. 2, p. 11–27, 2015 (abstract)
  • A. Agostini, S. Bassanese, “Quattro policromie a quattro mani”, in “Enore Zaffiri: atti e materiali“, Venezia, Italy, p. 153–157, 2014
  • A. Agostini, É. Daubresse, D. Ghisi, “cage: una libreria di alto livello per la composizione assistita da computer in tempo reale”, Proceedings of the XX Colloquio d’Informatica Musicale (CIM 2014), Roma, Italy, p. 17–22, 2014 — NB: this article is an Italian translation of “cage: a high-level library for real-time computer-aided composition” (see below)
  • F. Bianchi, A. Agostini, CIM2014, “Algoritmi genetici per la composizione assistita in ambiente real-time“, Proceedings of the XX Colloquio d’Informatica Musicale (CIM 2014), Roma, Italy, p. 11–16, 2014
  • A. Agostini, É. Daubresse, D. Ghisi, “cage: a high-level library for real-time computer-aided composition”, Proceedings of the joint International Computer Music Conference and Sound & Music Conference (ICMC|SMC|2014), Athens, Greece, p. 308–313, 2014 (PDF)
  • A. Agostini, É. Daubresse, D. Ghisi, “cage: une librairie de haut niveau dédiée à la composition assistée par ordinateur dans Max”, Proceedings of the Journées d’Informatique Musicale (JIM 2014), Bruges, France, p. 141–146 — NB: this article is in large part a French translation of “cage: a high-level library for real-time computer-aided composition” (see above)
  • A. Agostini, D. Ghisi, “Real-time computer-aided composition with bach”, Contemporary Music Review, Volume 32, Part 1, p. 41–48, 2013 (abstract and preview)
  • A. Agostini, D. Ghisi, “bach: una libreria per la composizione assistita in Max”, Proceedings of the XIX Colloquio d’Informatica Musicale (CIM 2012), Trieste, Italia, 2012 – NB: this article is an Italian translation of “bach: an environment for computer-aided composition in Max” (see below)
  • A. Agostini, D. Ghisi, “bach: an environment for computer-aided composition in Max”, Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC 2012), Ljubljana, Slovenia, p. 373–378, 2012 (PDF)
  • A. Agostini, D. Ghisi, “Gestures, events and symbols in the bach environment”, Proceedings of the Journées d’Informatique Musicale (JIM 2012), Mons, Belgium, p. 247–255, 2012 (PDF)
  • A. Agostini, “A system for advanced additive synthesis in Max/MSP”, Ircam Composer in Research Report, 2011 (PDF)