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Computerized Conductor Directs Synth Symphony
By Robbie Rhodes

Terry Smythe sends a link to an interesting article in the Wall Street
Journal that tells of the "conductor's jacket" with baton telemetry and
of the computer which follows the conductor's body motions to realize
a realistic performance synthesized from sound font samples.  Needless
to say, professional musicians feel a bit uncomfortable about the new

Read the full story, "Fugue for Man and Machine", at

Robbie Rhodes, MMD

(Message sent Mon 7 May 2007, 02:17:00 GMT, from time zone GMT-0700.)

Key Words in Subject:  Computerized, Conductor, Directs, Symphony, Synth

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