A piano is a piano is... [Re: detection/identification] ("Andrew L. Kaye" )

Subject: A piano is a piano is... [Re: detection/identification]
From:    "Andrew L. Kaye"  <androsky(at)FAST.NET>
Date:    Tue, 13 Oct 1998 20:45:25 -0400

lseltzer(at)PHOENIX.PRINCETON.EDU wrote: > It seems to me that the issue is not only whether one can notice the > difference between a real and synthesized piano Is a piano heard on the radio in a sense a "synthesized piano"? In any case, it is not the same as das ding itself. In the car this evening, a piano was playing a solo in a jazz piece (straight-ahead, post-bop style) and I told my 4-year daughter, "That is a piano, sweetheart." She replied, "I know that! It sounds like a piano so it is a piano." Andrew L. Kaye Ethnomusicologist Bethlehem, PA musicmap(at)iname.com McGill is running a new version of LISTSERV (1.8d on Windows NT). Information is available on the WEB at http://www.mcgill.ca/cc/listserv

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