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Researchers restore the first ever computer-generated music, made in Alan Turing's lab
A computer scientist and a composer have restored an ancient recording of the first ever computer-generated music. Jack Copeland and Jason Long remastered a recording of three melodies, including "God Save the Queen," made by the BBC in the labs of computer pioneer Alan Turing in 1951.The snippets of music were made on Turing's prototype Mark II computer, using the machine's extremely basic loudspeaker known to Turing as "the hooter." You can listen to the recordings below to hear exactly how it got that name:
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