Subject: Re: speech, modelling, whither poesie?
From: John Nowak (email@example.com)
Date: Sat Jun 05 2004 - 07:52:50 EDT
I agree. I wasn't saying I held his view as well. I like a lot of the
"academic" computer musicians... Roads, Dodge, etc.
I do see what he is saying though. At least with academic computer
music, 95% of the composers are mathematicians, electrical engineers,
computer scientists, or something similar. Sometimes (sometimes), the
music reflects their backgrounds a little too much for some (some)
On Jun 5, 2004, at 7:13 AM, Kevin Austin wrote:
> Or perhaps the perception of the listener?
> John Cage (is reported to have) said if only we had ears we wouldn't
> need concert halls.
> At 06:59 -0400 2004/06/05, John Nowak wrote:
>> On Jun 5, 2004, at 6:18 AM, Richard Wentk wrote:
>>> Why does the music of Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Schuman, Berio, and
>>> The The sound like it has a point to it, but so much academic
>>> twencen music sounds like an abstracted intellectual thought
>>> process, viscerally disconneted from everyone and everything around
>> It resembles the people creating it oftentimes, don't you think?
>> - John
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