Subject: Re: electroacoustics - rap to tap to zap to frap
From: Rick Nance (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Aug 05 2004 - 08:19:23 EDT
So novelists are "computer novelists" if they use word processing
software? and maybe an online thesauris?
lawrence casserley wrote:
> On 24 Jul, 2004, at 19:14, John Nowak wrote:
>> In my opinion, "computer music" is music made with user-programable,
>> general purpose devices.
> OTOH, most digital synthesis algorithms (eg FM, acoustic modelling, etc)
> were developed first on general purpose computers as computer music
> techniques. Manufacturers then made dedicated chips to produce those
> algorithms more efficiently and cheaply, but they are still computer
> music techniques. The main difference is the reduction in generality and
> flexibility of control, which is there on a gp computer. Does that then
> make it no longer a computer technique?
> Lawrence Casserley - email@example.com
> Lawrence Electronic Operations - www.lcasserley.co.uk
> Colourscape Music Festivals - www.colourscape.org.uk
-- Rick Nance De Montfort University Leicester, UK
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