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Re: Achieving success...

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  • BobWendell@technet-inc.com
    ... and ... enjoyed ... as ... world ... Bob: (Wide grin!)
    Message 1 of 47 , Oct 1, 2001
      --- In tuning@y..., "Jon Szanto" <JSZANTO@A...> wrote:
      > Paul,
      >
      > --- In tuning@y..., "Paul Erlich" <paul@s...> wrote:
      > > > but certainly the
      > > > progression in Afro-Cuban musics shows an increase in the
      > > complexity
      > > > of rhythmic structure and interplay,
      > >
      > > Right . . . but we're talking about large pitch sets in melodies.
      >
      > I was only holding open the door that as rhythms could become more
      > complex and _still_ hold undeniable sway, maybe the same could be
      > said of expanding resources for complex melodies, if the listener
      > became similarly 'hip' to the evolution.
      >
      > > Who said anything about quantifying it?
      >
      > If it varies from person to person, then how could you call any
      > particular melody "successful" - a show of hands?
      >
      > > Well there you go. So you know very well what I mean by success
      and
      > > failure.
      >
      > In very personal terms; I wouldn't apply it to others. If one plays
      > or composes enough, one finds a performance that people have
      enjoyed
      > but the performer was very disheartened, or a composition very much
      > favored by the composer and disliked by an audience. In cases such
      as
      > these, what is success? Failure?
      >
      > (...and, Jon, who cares?...)
      >
      > > Look, I was just suggesting that, based on the evidence from
      world
      > > musics, Joseph Pehrson might be interested in trying to construct
      > > melodies from various _subsets_ of the large tunings he's working
      > > with.
      >
      > And, not oddly, I agree with you. I had just slipped into my "Paul
      > Erlich 'I call the question!'" mode! :)

      Bob:
      (Wide grin!)

      >
      > Cheers,
      > Jon
    • jpehrson@rcn.com
      ... http://groups.yahoo.com/group/tuning/message/28851 ... so ... Thank you, Manuel, for re-posting this... __________ _________ _______ Joseph Pehrson
      Message 47 of 47 , Oct 3, 2001
        --- In tuning@y..., <manuel.op.de.coul@e...> wrote:

        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/tuning/message/28851


        >
        > >Perhaps Manuel could reproduce this with little trouble. Also, the
        > >same for Canasta would be nice, though the result would likely be
        so
        > >long that one would want to put it in a file, rather than post it.
        >
        > It was http://groups.yahoo.com/group/tuning/message/23116
        > I did a comparison of Canasta too, it was a superset of about 160
        > scales.
        >
        > Manuel

        Thank you, Manuel, for re-posting this...

        __________ _________ _______
        Joseph Pehrson
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