Well, for what it's worth, I received a grant to study the ondes
Martenot, one of the rarest but also most important early electronic
instruments. There is no real substitute among more current
instruments, which is why it's being revived.
On Wed, Jun 13, 2012 at 12:52 PM, Steven Smolian <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Analogs (!) to this is the group of problems regarding the adhesives in
> applied art. Not to mention culinary works for which there was never a
> recipe beyond the "feel" of the chef (my grandmother's bread, for instance).
> What does this imply regarding our assumptions of the immortality of
> creators' works made with the expectation they would outlive those who them?
> For how long? Isn't this a set of examples of Satre's idea that one is
> immortal only so long as there are those who remember?
> Steve Smolian
> Alexandria Library of Recordings
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