[linux-audio-user] Thesis: Playing and making music

Cesare Marilungo cesare at poeticstudios.com
Mon Dec 11 13:51:18 EST 2006

Fons Adriaensen wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 11, 2006 at 05:44:30AM -0500, Dave Phillips wrote:
>> Ascribing "art" as a qualifier to any endeavor simply reduces the 
>> accuracy and meaning of the term.
> Very true. The only result of trying to dilute or shift the
> meaning of a word to make it fit your ideas, is that if you
> succeed, dictionaries will need to be revised.
Very false. ;-)

Actually, the term 'art' has always been used also, and even more, in 
the sense of 'skill' or 'craft' for a long time. The art of making 
bread, for instance, deserves the same respect of the art of making music.



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