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Re: [microsound] Re: Getting started

On 5/17/07, midimanx <midimanx@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
 >> "music that uses presets is largely deemed inauthentic and
therefore has less cultural worth. and it is quickly exposed."

"Piano" is a preset. "Trumpet", "Cello", "Hammond B4" are presets.
Clearly timbre is not the determinant in deciding what has "cultural

First off, I can't stand the cult of authenticity. I value
construction over authenticity in art.

Second, it would be a lot of fun to compose using presets only. I keep
contemplating how such a project might work.


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