At present I am running an IBM 1.5 Gghz Pentium 4 machine, 384
megs of RAM, dual boot with Win 2000 Pro and Win 98SE. A backup
machine: a 900 mghz Pentium III with 512 megs of RAM, with Win
98SE. Each machine has been built from scratch for basically
1.) Web based machine with Multimedia Capabilities with Word
processing, Adobe Acrobat used for PDF file creation, graphics
and H.T.M.L. editors for creating this website along with a
2.) Musical reference materials, a film and flatbed scanner,
midi sequencing and notation programs needed for my work as a
The machines are connected with a simple file sharing network.
Other machines include a Sony Vaio laptop for on the road use,
and various not quite finished boxes useful for trying out programs
and helping me with my basic on-going Computer Education.
Musician: Hobbies versus
In the world of the Musician it seems like
everything in one's life seems to blend together. These are some
of the areas that I am pursuing.
1) restoration of old 78 rpm records
2) live digital recording of concerts
3) digital video recording and restoration
4) digital archiving of old and out-of-print sheet music.
5) still photography [film & digital]