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paulr

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Hello from Staffordshire, UK
« on: July 02, 2017, 03:34:48 AM »
Hi,

I'm an amateur at this really (very little formal music education) but I have been writing music in one way or another for years and years. 

I started as a guitarist in my teens.  Wrote a few things.  Kept playing guitar.  For a long time. 

In '97 I discovered midi sequencers...

Now my 'real' work (and life) has become too busy and too responsible to allow me much time but I keep fitting composing in when I can.

I will be posting something today.  I am also working on a much longer and bigger piece but it will take me quite a while to finish it.

Paul R.
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Re: Hello from Staffordshire, UK
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2017, 05:17:30 AM »
Welcome to the forum, Paul.
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Re: Hello from Staffordshire, UK
« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2017, 09:20:43 AM »
Welcome aboard! 🙂
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Re: Hello from Staffordshire, UK
« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2017, 10:03:44 AM »
Thank you Ron and Michel.
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Re: Hello from Staffordshire, UK
« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2017, 04:24:38 PM »
Welcome to the group. Always nice to have new contributors...

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The perceived object...is not a sum of elements to be distinguished from each other and analyzed discretely, but a pattern, that is to say a form, a structure: the element's existence does not precede the existence of the whole, it comes neither before nor after it, for the parts do not determine the pattern, but the pattern determines the parts: knowledge of the pattern and of its laws, of the set and its structure, could not possibly be derived from discrete knowledge of the elements that compose it.

That means that you can look at a piece of a puzzle for three whole days, you can believe that you know all there is to know about its colouring and its shape, and be no further ahead than when you started. The only thing that counts is the ability to link this piece to other pieces...

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Re: Hello from Staffordshire, UK
« Reply #5 on: July 03, 2017, 05:15:11 AM »
Thank you Jamie.

Your signature is a very interesting quote (to me).  Have you ever read The Master and His Emissary by Iain Mcgilchrist?
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Re: Hello from Staffordshire, UK
« Reply #6 on: July 03, 2017, 04:09:59 PM »
Welcome.
Information is not knowledge. Knowledge is not wisdom. Wisdom is not truth. Truth is not beauty. Beauty is not love. Love is not music. Music is THE BEST.
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Re: Hello from Staffordshire, UK
« Reply #7 on: July 03, 2017, 04:33:55 PM »
Welcome :)

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Re: Hello from Staffordshire, UK
« Reply #8 on: July 04, 2017, 05:31:51 AM »
Welcome, Paul R.!