Re: Le mat?riau Sonore, hidden place

Subject: Re: Le mat?riau Sonore, hidden place
From: Morgan Sutherland (
Date: Thu Sep 15 2005 - 20:08:06 EDT

I don't think you would disagree that a computer has a much broader
pallet of sound then ANY instrument.

On 9/15/05, Ned Bouhalassa <> wrote:
> A sampler/cd/turntable/cassette deck can make any noise in existence,
> but only because it _records_ other sounds. If you're talking about
> synthesized sound, then I disagree. I've yet to hear any
> computer-synthesized sound that comes close to the richness of timbre
> of most acoustic instruments and sounds in general. I believe it has to
> do with the natural chaos of transient material and unpredictability of
> partials over time occuring in a natural setting, but... I'm in over my
> head. You guys and gals will surely correct my pop acoustics.
> Ned
> On 15-Sep-05, at 7:19 PM, Morgan Sutherland wrote:
> > The computer can make virtually any noise in
> > existence while an acoustic instrument is confined to a narrowband of
> > timbre, however with many many possibilities within those limits.
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