George Lewis's "Virtual Concerto"

Subject: George Lewis's "Virtual Concerto"
From: Eliot Handelman (
Date: Thu May 06 2004 - 15:08:06 EDT

Allan Kozzin in today's NYT says:

`In George Lewis's "Virtual Concerto," the soloist was a computer-driven
its software programmed to "react" to aspects of the orchestra's

The comment is:

"Those works [...] were the most pleasing."

I've been searching the net in vain for more information as to what
"reaction" here implies. Anyone with more information about
what Lewis' system does?

-- eliot

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