If you want to find out more about Will and Sam’s inspirations and ideas behind the algorithmic soundscape check out their piece on the Science Museum Blog.
Robots: The Making of an Algorithmic Soundscape
Much of what we think of as ‘musical’ nowadays is the result of the feedback between musicians and instrument makers. The piano is an embodiment of both a mathematical and physical solution to the concept of musical harmony.. The piano’s mechanism also invites us to consider the possibility that something other than human fingers might also play it.