[LAU] an oldie revisited

John Sauter John_Sauter at systemeyescomputerstore.com
Sat Sep 17 12:50:29 CEST 2022

On Sat, 2022-09-17 at 12:00 +0200,
linux-audio-user-request at lists.linuxaudio.org wrote:
> I sort of found an old track of indeterminate age, and thought I'd
> like to try
> a remix, so looked for the project folder. It wasn't there! That was
> a bit of a
> shock, as I never delete these, so how it came to be missing is a
> mystery.
> It would have been possible to keep listening to the original audio
> to (slowly)
> piece it together, but that was more tedious than I fancied. At this
> point I
> didn't know just how old it was - the audio had a file date in 2010,
> but I
> suspected it was older. Eventually I remembered I had a compressed
> archive of
> my very early pre-linux work, and there it was!
> Well, it is a not quite kosher MIDI file. This has the last modified
> date in
> 1994, so indeed older than I though. Importing it into Rosegarden
> produced a
> lot of strange bits of tracks separated from the actual notes, and no
> sign of
> track names, but it was enough to get started. That was about a month
> ago. I
> now have the entire recording, expanded and reproduced with Yoshimi
> (the
> original would have been a mix of Sound Canvas and SY22).
> So here it is. Personally I find it quite difficult to keep still
> while it's
> playing :)
> https://soundcloud.com/soft-sounds/skipping-rope
> -- 
> Will J Godfrey {apparently now an 'elderly'}
> https://willgodfrey.bandcamp.com/
> http://yoshimi.github.io
> Say you have a poem and I have a tune.
> Exchange them and we can both have a poem, a tune, and a song.

This is delightful, Will, thank you for sharing.  I love the low-
pitched rhythm and the way you let each instrument take the melody.
    John Sauter (John_Sauter at systemeyescomputerstore.com)
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John_Sauter at systemeyescomputerstore.com

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