Composing this piece, I used a machine learning system (folk-rnn) which was trained on over 20000 transcriptions of Traditional Irish Music. Each movement is based on melodic material generated with the system but I treated it with a fair amount of freedom when arranging these ‘folk tunes’. Hence the title – these are like the illegitimate off-springs of me and folk-rnn. http://randomaccessmusic.blogspot.com/2017/05/folk-tune-arrangements.html
Opening bar used as seed with temp==0.05.
Generated 4 tunes initially.
The last measure of each of the original 4 tunes used to reseed and gradually increase temperature