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Re: More on polyrhythms
On Mon, 14 Oct 1996, The Man Himself wrote:
> As has been mentioned here before, the Vortex has two independent
> which are programmed as subdivisions of a basic pulse rather than in
> terms of milliseconds. Each delay can be subdivided from 1 to 64, which
> lends itself to all sorts of wierd polyrhythmic possibilities. (At last
> I can cop those chart-topping 17 against 33 polyrhythms. Get Glen
> Ballard on the phone now!)
This polyrhythm stuff reminds me of "The King Crimson Barbershop
Quartet", a little Tony Levin piece tacked onto the end of the "Frame
By Frame" boxed set...
"So sit back and have some fun
And tap your foot in twenty-oooone...."
A rare moment of Crimso levity. :}
By "beauty," I mean that which seems complete.
Obversely, that the incomplete, or the mutilated, is the ugly.
Venus De Milo.
To a child she is ugly.
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