Posted by Owain on

Here's an interesting extract from a documentary, showing how the singing of this song by the computer HAL in 2001: A Space Odyssey was inspired by early speech synthesis, and the 'first singing computer'.

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Image of 2001: A Space Odyssey (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [1968]
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Starring: Keir Dullea, William Sylvester, Gary Lockwood, Leonard Rossiter, Robert Beatty
Rating: Universal, suitable for all
Image of Play it Again: (Viola and Piano) (Faber Edition)
Author: Daniel Scott
Publisher: Faber Music Ltd (2007)
Binding: Paperback, 32 pages