> On Apr 17, 2018, at 5:04 PM, John F Sowa <s...@bestweb.net> wrote:
> On 4/17/2018 4:41 PM, Jerry LR Chandler wrote:
>> I was referring to music, not merely a collection of notes.
> I certainly agree that the same notes played by Jascha Heifetz
> and the kid next door would not be comparable in quality.
This response is remote from my point.
The attributes of the parts (notes) are merely that, attributes of parts, no
matter who plays them.
I was referring to the logic of mereology.
>> Are your assertions, based on 7 notes in one measure, rather broad and
>> superficial for meaningful musical notation for a score?
> There are standards for transcribing and linearizing any musical score
> into a form that could be automatically translated to and from any
> notation for first-order logic.
Great! Glad to learn of such capabilities.
Changing notations is merely that that. (Think of Laplace transforms.)
The emotions that different compositions raise in me are not expressed in first
We have moved rather far from CSP writings.
I will leave the last word to you.
BTW It must have been a pleasure to have Stephan Bauer-Mengelberg as a
> In fact, a former colleague of mine at IBM was a pioneer in developing
> such translations. His name was Stephan Bauer-Mengelberg. Among other
> things, he had been an assistant conductor of the New York Symphony.
> He was also a logician who translated many classical texts on logic
> from German to English, and he was employed as a mathematician at IBM.
> See below for excerpts from his obituary.
> Stefan Bauer-Mengelberg, a mathematician, conductor and lawyer, was found
> dead last Monday at his home in Amagansett, L.I. He was 69.
> The cause was heart failure, said a friend, Pat Trunzo 3d.
> Although Mr. Bauer-Mengelberg worked for many years as a mathematician for
> I.B.M., his simultaneous career as a conductor and teacher included many
> prestigious posts. He was an assistant conductor at the New York Philharmonic
> under Leonard Bernstein during the 1959-60 season, and returned in later
> years as guest conductor of the orchestra.
> He also served as the music director of the St. Louis Philharmonic Orchestra
> from 1960-62, and as president of the Mannes College of Music from 1966-69.
> His overlapping expertise in computers and music led him to devise a system
> of musical notation for computers...
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