Huawei completes Schubert's unfinished symphony with AI



The Austrian composer had not finished his Symphony No. 8. Thanks to artificial intelligence, Huawei was able to finish his work.

The global giant Huawei It was not necessarily expected in this record, but the Chinese company was able to combine technology and human experience to offer a breakthrough to a story that had none, and to offer a beautiful picture of a pub. In 1822 Franz Schubert had begun the composition of his Symphony No. 8, without being able to finish it.

Huawei ends a wait of almost two centuries

Thanks to artificial intelligence and with the help of Lucas Cantor, winner of several Emmy Awards, Huawei learned with its smartphone, a Huawei Kill 20 Pro, how to compose the rest of this work that remained "unfinished" for 197 years, despite numerous attempts.


The Shenzhen company has given life to this final piece at a London show in front of 500 lucky guests at the iconic Cadogan Hall. 66 musicians from the Orquestra Inglesa could play this unprecedented finale.

To complete the Symphony No. 8 of the Austrian composer, AI benefited from the two neural processing units (NPU) of Mate 20 Pro. After analyzing the timbre, pitch and metrics of the first two symphonic movements, the AI ​​created the melody of the two missing motions, the third and fourth.


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