[LAU] Marrying MIDI with Music

Charles Linart clinart at gmail.com
Wed Jan 23 22:47:34 EST 2008

Great point.  For that matter, I think sound takes the humanity out of
music.  Much better to express everything in musical or mathematical
notation and leave it up to the imagination.  Beethoven didn't need no
stinkin' sound.

On Jan 22, 2008 11:50 AM, Gordon JC Pearce <gordonjcp at gjcp.net> wrote:
> On Friday 18 January 2008 03:37:44 Charles Linart wrote:
> > Hello everybody.  Have been experimenting lately.  Reared on dear old
> > Dad's Radio Shack cassette recorder and vanilla four-track analog
> > recording, I've always been pretty much a straight-shootin' audio guy.
> >  Linux audio has opened up new worlds to me.  Nowadays, I'm getting
> > into MIDI, and while I still think it stinks as a general rule (takes
> > the humanity out of music IMHO), I can see its utility.
> I think instruments take the humanity out of music.  Far better to have
> unaccompanied voices.
> Gordon
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