Subject: Re: [linux-audio-user] Note typesetting for Linux
From: Eric Dantan Rzewnicki (rzewnickie_AT_rfa.org)
Date: Fri Jul 09 2004 - 22:04:15 EEST
On Fri, Jul 09, 2004 at 02:39:19PM -0400, Chris Pickett wrote:
> Michal Seta wrote:
> >Well, I must be a different race of a classical musician. I have been
> >trained as a classical musician and I've been trained to read the
> >black dots with beams people call scores. However, a score is only a
> >representation of music. The same music could be represented in
> >different ways. As a guitarist I have learnt to play from a guitar
> >score, piano score, lead sheet, modern guitar tablature and
> >medieval/rennaissance tablature (of which there were 2 kinds). These
> >are all valid representations of musical compositions and they all
> >have strengths and weaknesses. Any piece of music (as long as it's
> >within the traditional 12 tone equal temperament) can be represented
> >using any of the above methods. So why not text? Entering textual
> >representation of music and following certain _markup_ rules is not
> >programming. If it were so, simply scoring should be considered
> >programming, too.
> Yes, in my mind, "programming" requires the existance of conditions and
> (possibly backward) branches.
You mean like repeat signs, multiple endings for different times through
a section, codas, DS al capo, etc, etc?
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