speech to MIDI


Subject: speech to MIDI
From: Kevin Austin (kevin.austin@videotron.ca)
Date: Fri Sep 16 2005 - 17:44:44 EDT


I really don't know why you would want such a quantum degradation of
information. MIDI is a bit like doing open-heart surgery with a
pickax.

Best

Kevin

At 17:40 -0400 2005/09/16, Morgan Sutherland wrote:
>I've long longed to be able to hum the music i'm "programming" and
>have it turn into MIDI.
>
>On 9/16/05, Kevin Austin <kevin.austin@videotron.ca> wrote:
>> Hmmm .... speech is timbral.
>>
>>
>> Best
>>
> > Kevin
> > At 14:22 +0100 2005/09/16, Richard Wentk wrote:
>> >...
>> >
>> >I'm increasingly starting to wonder if timbral musics are a dead
>> >end. Timbre on its own doesn't seem enough to make up for this kind
>> >of gestural nuance, no matter how interesting the timbre may be, or
> > >how carefully nuanced it is in its own right.
> > >
> > >Richard
> >
> >



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