[LAU] Marrying MIDI with Music

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Thu Jan 24 05:13:52 EST 2008

Actually, he did. He just couldn't hear it through his hearing loss, but 
he could feel the vibrations. That's one reason he liked thunderous bass 
and playing pianos so hard he broke them. ;-)

Charles Linart wrote:
> 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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