Re: [AUDITORY] Note durations in music (Kees de Visser )

Subject: Re: [AUDITORY] Note durations in music
From:    Kees de Visser  <kees@xxxxxxxx>
Date:    Sat, 15 Jun 2013 11:14:46 +0200

On 14 Jun 2013, at 15:03, Justin London wrote: > I have been working with a colleague, Wei Kunlin at Peking University, = on the distribution of note durations in classical music, and we have = been trying to use MIDI data available on the web as a source. Being a classical pianist (and recording engineer) I'm curious if MIDI = piano data includes pedal use in the note durations. After all with = acoustical pianos the note duration is linked to the damper movement, = which is controlled by both the key and right pedal. The upper 1.5 = octaves don't have dampers at all, so I'm a bit sceptical about the use = of (performer's) MIDI data for this purpose. Example: Kind regards, Kees de Visser Galaxy Classics

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