I don't believe I've ever heard it put better than that, Bob... unless
you change that to .."run OVER by a MIDI sequencer.."
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From Michael Shoshani: "...it seems to me that the conductor should have
as little as possible to say in the sound of the finished recording..."
There's a probably very good argument to be made for that. Unfortunately
people who are willing to delegate creative decisions to others aren't
often the kind of folks who become successful conductors. Most
contemporary music producers are musicians. This is a lot of why so many
of today's pop records have been massaged with digital technology until
they sound like a sampling keyboard that is being run by a MIDI
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