PipeChat Digest #1505 - Tuesday, July 11, 2000
Re: Soundfont tuning
  by <Cremona502@cs.com>
Re: "new" organ material
  by "dg.glover" <dg.glover@ntlworld.com>

(back) Subject: Re: Soundfont tuning From: <Cremona502@cs.com> Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2000 01:06:28 EDT   In a message dated 7/10/00 8:59:15 PM Eastern Daylight Time, elmsr@albanyis.com.au writes:   << Well you play your peculiar temperaments and I'll stick to equal. I = think my audience will be better satisfied with the result than yours unless you stick to a narrow repertoire avoiding much of the music written post 1850. BE. >> PLEASE GO BACK AND READ MY POSTS! I said nothing, absolutely nothing, about not playing music written after 1850. You write as though there are only two organs in the whole dang world!   Bruce .. . . .in the Beagles' Nest with the Baskerbeagles Molly, Duncan, and Miles Cremona502@cs.com HOWLING ACRES: http://ourworld.cs.com/Brucon502  
(back) Subject: Re: "new" organ material From: "dg.glover" <dg.glover@ntlworld.com> Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2000 07:39:47 +0100       > > The one thing I would be concerned about is the polyphonic > > restrictions on MIDI -- e.g. a 10-note chord on say 12 stops.   I had the same problem of polyphony but have been using a SoundBlaster PCI 128.   I haven't tried but I understand that it would be possible to put at least = 2 cards in the PC giving you 256 sound polyphony (or possibly more).   I have been investigating this during my work developing a program to convert MIDI between all the major systems so that I can share music with other organists in my church regardless of the instruments they are using. This is now being launched in the USA via Solid State Logic. If you are interested in this idea have a look at my web site at www.organassist.com   David