> I remember reading somewhere that Debussy considered the use of the pedals on the piano an artform unto itself, which makes this fascinating: the Welte-Mignon reproducing piano…. recorded a series of performances for posterity. The machine was designed to encode the nuances of a pianist’s playing, including pedaling and dynamics, onto piano rolls for later reproduction. Debussy plays La soirée dan Grenade, a 1913 Welte Mignon recording:
> Classic minimalism x100
Too funny, but some genuinely beautiful moments….
> Just ordered another pair of contact mics to try out… – will do a side by side comparison one of these days!
> Great news for any non-ProTools users – Massey plugs are porting to VST!
> Interesting book for DIY analog synth