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Re: Living on a rock

On Tue, 18 Mar 1997, Dave Stagner wrote:
> Ah, I see.  Can your midi instruments do just intonation?  Personally,

I believe any MIDI instrument that is capable of microtonal scales will
handle just intonation.  Many Yamaha synths have this feature, as do
Ensoniq samplers (minus the Mirage).


> I think playing just-intonated melodies on equal-temperment western
> instruments ruins them.  It really grates on my ears.  Then again, I
> listen to a lot of this stuff, so my standards are pretty high.  
> If you can get the melodies down with just intonation, it can be very
> evocative. 
> -dave
> By "beauty," I mean that which seems complete.
> Obversely, that the incomplete, or the mutilated, is the ugly. 
> Venus De Milo.
> To a child she is ugly.       /* dstagner@icarus.net */
>    -Charles Fort