Minimum reasonable latency Was: Re: ZynAddSubFX was: Re: [linux-audio-dev] some new soundfiles on-line

Burkhard Woelfel versuchsanstalt at
Sun May 29 14:18:56 UTC 2005

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On Saturday 14 May 2005 13:45, Fons Adriaensen wrote:
> On Sat, May 14, 2005 at 12:48:34PM +0200, Jens M Andreasen wrote:
> > There is a rule of thumb regarding when you need a conductor, which is
> > about when the the band exceeds 8 people. It is not the anarchy that
> > naturally evolves, but the distance between the furthermost band members
> > causing the problem.
> It's rarely done these days, but in the 19th century it was quite normal
> for a symphonic orchestra to play without a conductor. That's the origin
> of the title 'concert master' for the first violin player.

People will use visual feedback to sync to that guy, probably.

> But of course you don't do Mahler's 8th that way.


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