[Trombone-l] Fw: Asimo conducts Detroit

Gary Maxwell gdmaxwell at sbcglobal.net
Thu May 29 14:01:55 CDT 2008


OKAY, GOOD DAY!!!!!
Gary Maxwell


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ray Horton" <rayhorton at insightbb.com>
To: "Stroeher, Michael" <Stroeher at marshall.edu>
Cc: <Trombone-l at samford.edu>
Sent: Thursday, May 29, 2008 9:33 AM
Subject: Re: [Trombone-l] Asimo conducts Detroit


> Absolutely.
>
>
> RBH
>
> Stroeher, Michael wrote:
>> I've known human conductors like this, too.
>>
>> --
>> Michael Stroeher
>> Professor of Low Brass
>> Department of Music
>> Marshall University
>> One John Marshall Drive
>> Huntington, WV 25755
>> (304) 696-3109
>>
>>
>> If tis is your first exposure to this gimmick, you haven't read that the
>> robot's moves are copied from the orchestra's assistant conductor
>> leading the piece at a rehearsal months earlier.  The robot cannot
>> respond to anything going on around it.  It is, in other words, a
>> walking, talking version of the same type of robotic arms that have been
>> building cars on assembly lines for years.  I'm not impressed.
>>
>>
>> Raymond Horton
>>
>>
>> Howard Spindel wrote:
>>
>>> And he does it all without the score, too!
>>>
>>> I can't tell on my tinny computer speakers whether that's a horn or a
>>> trombone playing the first solo theme.  But it's nice.
>>>
>>> Howard
>>>
>>> At 07:31 PM 5/28/2008, billdin at comcast.net wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>> I have absolutely no trouble following this guy, unlike some homo
>>>> sapiens I can think of.
>>>>
>>>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cf5szwz6Qzc=http://7.gmodules.com/ig/ifr 
>>>> <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cf5szwz6Qzc&eurl=http://7.gmodules.com/ig/ifr>
>>>>
>>>> Bill Dinwiddie
>>>>
>>
>>
>>
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