Subject: RE: electroacoustics - rap to tap to zap to frap
From: Dennis Bathory-Kitsz (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Jul 22 2004 - 16:37:57 EDT
At 03:01 PM 7/22/04 -0400, you wrote:
>Forgive my bewilderment on the topic, but What is with this insatiable
>need to invent a context-independent, quantifiable set of criteria for
>what is or isn't 'Computer Music?'
For marketing, of course! So you know where to file your CDs in the music
store or your MP3 files online so they end up being retrievable from the
other 10,000 on that iPod.
Hey, I used to go to record stores that actually had a "Computer Music"
category... but that was 40 years ago... but now? Pffft. Just trying to
stay out of the New Music Ghetto whenever I can.
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