Charles Lawrence RIP

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Charles Lawrence RIP

Post by motet » Sat Apr 01, 2017 4:26 pm

Someone mentioned Charles in another post and it occurred to me I hadn't seen him in a while, so I decided to investigate.

http://www.ronaldvhall.com/notices/CharlesO-Lawrence

He was a friendly and helpful presence on the old forums and here and I will miss him.

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Re: Charles Lawrence RIP

Post by David Ward » Sat Apr 01, 2017 4:53 pm

This is indeed very sad. I know Charles has helped me with more than one problem on the old forum. He'll be missed.
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Post by miker » Sat Apr 01, 2017 7:54 pm

Indeed, he will be missed.
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Re: Charles Lawrence RIP

Post by zuill » Sat Apr 01, 2017 8:52 pm

Thanks for the link. Charles and I had many good discourses through the years, and he would often catch mistakes in my posts, which I found very helpful. He was thorough and articulate in his posts.

He will be missed by me as well.

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Re: Charles Lawrence RIP

Post by altasilvapuer » Sun Apr 02, 2017 8:17 pm

To all who commented here, your words are immensely touching. I'm actually from Georgia and played in the Columbia County Orchestra with Charles, though I didn't know him as well as I would've liked. I had no idea that he was so active in this community. I think even I had used one or two of his examples & work-arounds from the old forum but never put two and two together on the name. My teachers always told me that the music world was a small world, but I guess I never really understood it so well until now.

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Re: Charles Lawrence RIP

Post by John Ruggero » Fri Apr 07, 2017 10:45 am

This is very sad news.

Charles created a Lua plugin that makes it possible to use standard multi-measure rests for double staffed instruments. http://forum.makemusic.com/default.aspx?f=6&m=462676, for which I am very grateful, and his comments were always very helpful.

Thank you, Charles, for a well-lived life that also intersected ours.
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