Re: Prix Ars Digital Musics results


Subject: Re: Prix Ars Digital Musics results
From: Doug Michael (dmic27@ncal.verio.com)
Date: Tue Jun 22 1999 - 06:17:44 EDT


Hello,
  All this points to my decision to ban the Prix Ars competition
entirely. Why should we take the time to submit music to this
organization that chooses videos over music, judges who pick composers
they know, and potential winners who don't even have to submit their music.
       Doug Michael

> >>However, I do wonder how much the winning was influences by who the judges
> >>were. For example, I know Jim O'Rourke knows and has worked with about 6
> >>of the people on the list and I believe is even included in Ralf Wehowsky's
> >>work "Tulpas" (which is a 5 CD set with many artists featured).
> >
> >An interesting point of fact is that the competition rules specify that the
> >jury members can nominate works that were not submitted.
> >Darren Copeland



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