OT: midi was OT: Dissertation online
|From:||Gary Shannon <fiziwig@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, January 8, 2004, 21:21|
--- James W <JWorlton@...> wrote:
> Gary Shannon <fiziwig@...> wrote:
> >--- James W <JWorlton@...> wrote:
> >> *shameless self-advertisement here*
> >> Unfortunately, there are no
> >> sound files, as no one has performed it (yet...).
> >Got midi?
> No. I generally detest MIDI files, and I don't have
> the equipment at my disposal to make a semi-decent
> >I look forward to browsing it later today when I
> >the time.
> Glad I sparked someone's interest!
> James W.
Midi CAN be terrible! There's no doubt of that. But
midi can be sublime as well, with the right equipment
and taking care to create a real performace file, not
just a mechanical note-by-note transcription.
I use a Korg N5 synthesizer/keyboard which is not
top-of-the-line, but has pretty darn good orchestral
sounds. I also use Giga Studio sampling synthesizer
which has incredible orchestral and solo instrument
sounds. As for performance standards, I recently
spent easily 3 months on my midi performance of the
first movement of Beethoven's 6th. And that 3 months
of work started AFTER I got all the notes entered.
That's 3 months (evenings and weekends only) of
performance dynamics work. THAT kind of midi can be