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
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