I recently had a brief discussion with someone who suggested, that music, that takes longer to be listened to than it took to write it (e.g. various pieces by LaMonte Young, Morton Feldman or John Cage - but also, even, Erik Satie) kind of abuses th
A topic of fascination for me isn't so much the composers themselves, but how composers in general lived in various moments in life, as well as the culture that surrounded them. One time period that comes to mind is the classical period and how compoRead more…
Recently someone here made a comment that got me to thinking.
Composers need a break from their tedious labors, to refresh and
clear their heads and stretch their wits. so I thought it might be
fun to try this; A favorite( or not so favorite) joke paRead more…
Which is greater? The number of musical "events" that have occurred, or the number of musical "events" that have not occurred (with the word musical "event" being defined as a single note)?
Which is a “greater quantity?” (1) The number of “musical events” that have occurred? Or (2) the number of musical events that have not occurred?
The term musical “event” can be defined in the same way that composition software defines it. A musRead more…
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