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Google honoring musician Johann Sebastian Bach on his birth anniversary by AI enable music composer

Google celebrates musician Johann Sebastian Bach’s birth anniversary by displaying AI Powered Google Doodle.

Google is celebrating birth anniversary of famous musician Johann Sebastian Bach by displaying its first AI Powered Google Doodle. This is the first time that Google came up with a Google Doodle which is powered by Artificial Intelligence.  This AI powered Google Doodle is being displayed on the home of its search engine thought the world.

Johann Sebastian Bach is world renowned German composer and musician the Baroque period, who born on 21 March 1685 and died on 28 July 1750 at an age of 65. He is well known for the Art of Fugue, the Brandenburg Concertos, and the Goldberg Variations. Today Google is honoring the famous musician by displaying AI powered music composer on its home page.

Bach was born in 1685 in Eisenach and his father was director of town musicians, his uncles were also professional musicians. Bach learned violin and harpsichord from his father. Bach was brilliant guy and he is famous for many instrumental compositions.

This AI powered music composer application allows the users to create own melody by clicking on the play button placed on the Google Doodle.  On clicking the button new interface opens and application allows the users to mark the notes to be harmonized with the melody in the Bach’s signature music style. This application allows you to download the music created by this application. This application show cases the use of Artificial Intelligence in composing and music generation.

This application is using the machine learning model which was developed by Magenta Team AI Resident Anna Huang. The Magenta Team AI Resident Anna Huang developed a model called Coconet which can be used for wide range of musical tasks. This model can successfully generate melodies and composing from scratch.

In past companies developed software for generating the music by coding beats and other sound elements to generate full music audio. But with the invention of machine learning and artificial intelligence this task is much easier now. Music composers can use machine learning technologies to generate high quality music.  There days Artificial Intelligence and machine learning are used in almost all the industry. Data scientists are developing many solutions using machine and deep learning. Google is also very famous for developing tools and solutions using machine learning. Recently Google came out with beta version of its machine learning library the TensorFlow 2.0 which will further fuel the growth of fast growing data science field.

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