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February 4, 2020 at 6:33am

MOD files, or module files, are essentially music files that can be transferred between computers and shared with friends. Unknown to some, the humble MOD files of days past spawned a whole movement around the world that got people interested in digital music and created a demoscene subculture.

MOD music created a generation of composers, known as tracker musicians, some of whom gained an international following. MOD music became so widely-accepted, it even made its way into computer... See More

MOD files, or module files, are essentially music files that can be transferred between computers and shared with friends. Unknown to some, the humble MOD files of days past spawned a whole movement around the world that got people interested in digital music and created a demoscene subculture.

MOD music created a generation of composers, known as tracker musicians, some of whom gained an international following. MOD music became so widely-accepted, it even made its way into computer games.

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February 4, 2020 at 6:28am

Though MIDI has done an exceptional job of digitizing music for the last 37 years, it hasn’t been perfect.

In early January 2020, the MIDI Manufacturers Association, the nonprofit organization that manages MIDI, announced the release of MIDI 2.0. The new protocol involved years of work from the organization’s volunteers, and getting companies like Google, Apple, Microsoft, and all of the major music manufacturers on board.

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Though MIDI has done an exceptional job of digitizing music for the last 37 years, it hasn’t been perfect.

In early January 2020, the MIDI Manufacturers Association, the nonprofit organization that manages MIDI, announced the release of MIDI 2.0. The new protocol involved years of work from the organization’s volunteers, and getting companies like Google, Apple, Microsoft, and all of the major music manufacturers on board.

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January 23, 2020 at 7:15pm

Music of Erik Satie was instrumental in opening doors in musical expression, so that a number of sub-genres or "schools" could explore new territory. Firstly, Satie provided one of the sparks that set Debussy on a course towards the "Impressionism" movement, and he continued to support Debussy on this course until this style became fashionable and mainstream when the non-conformist in Satie poured scorn on his follower.

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Music of Erik Satie was instrumental in opening doors in musical expression, so that a number of sub-genres or "schools" could explore new territory. Firstly, Satie provided one of the sparks that set Debussy on a course towards the "Impressionism" movement, and he continued to support Debussy on this course until this style became fashionable and mainstream when the non-conformist in Satie poured scorn on his follower.

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January 15, 2020 at 4:57pm

Claude Debussy was a French composer. He is sometimes seen as the first Impressionist composer, although he vigorously rejected the term. He was among the most influential composers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Here are 20 facts about this great composer.

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Claude Debussy was a French composer. He is sometimes seen as the first Impressionist composer, although he vigorously rejected the term. He was among the most influential composers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Here are 20 facts about this great composer.

#Debussy #composer #impressionist #learning #musichistory

January 12, 2020 at 4:29pm