Olmnilnlolm replied to Vivaldi's discussion Why are some pieces of music more liked than others?
"Michael Dernier,
I understand what you are saying. You pointed out:
“The list of 500 composers is lacking in one imporant thing: it is a list compiled by people alive today. for such a list to have real validity, it would need to include people from…"
Aug 25, 2014
Olmnilnlolm replied to Vivaldi's discussion Why are some pieces of music more liked than others?
"Kristofer, Thank you for providing the link to the Mass for Five Voices, by William Byrd. Of course, it is an outstanding work of most rare beauty. I attempt to return the favor by providing a few links below. This is a good conversation, I think,…"
Aug 25, 2014
Olmnilnlolm replied to Vivaldi's discussion Why are some pieces of music more liked than others?
"無。


物。


悟!












michael diemer said:Chop wood, carry water."
Aug 23, 2014
Olmnilnlolm replied to Vivaldi's discussion Why are some pieces of music more liked than others?
"Well, a ZEN-Deist-Christian-Existentialist. I should have known.
Given that ZEN is put first, I wonder how you evaluate John Cage's music, from the Zen perspective, given that Zen serves as the essential aesthetic and philosophical ground of his…"
Aug 23, 2014
Olmnilnlolm replied to Vivaldi's discussion Why are some pieces of music more liked than others?
"I am reminded of a time I saw a group of half a dozen Asian tourists sit down at a table in a restaurant in the US.
Some were smiling, picking up their knives and spoons, holding them together between their fingers, as if they were chopsticks. I…"
Aug 22, 2014
roger stancill replied to Vivaldi's discussion Why are some pieces of music more liked than others?
"Ha ha ha... and to bring it back to music,  free 'chopsticks' with
                   every order over $25.  Kristofer P.D.Q. Emerig said:
I had a go at this, and came up with the following translation :
"Dine in for comfort... take out as…"
Aug 20, 2014
Olmnilnlolm replied to Vivaldi's discussion Why are some pieces of music more liked than others?
"Might you have heard of the Natya Shastra?
(In Sanskrit this is: नाट्य शास्त्र, or transcribed as: Nāṭyaśāstra)
Manomohan Gosh says it was written between 200 B.C. (B.C.E) and 200 A.D. (C.E.)
The musical section of this work is quite complex, and…"
Aug 20, 2014
Olmnilnlolm replied to Vivaldi's discussion Why are some pieces of music more liked than others?
"Fredrick said,
“I think what we are discussing in a very general way, is the evolution of western musical thinking.”
I thought we were talking, on this thread, about “why some pieces of music are ‘more liked’ than others.” Silly me. (There are a…"
Aug 19, 2014
Wesley Lawrence Curry II replied to Vivaldi's discussion Why are some pieces of music more liked than others?
"More. Fredrick zinos said:
The root of the chord propagates sound in a particular order in which the major 3rd occurs before the minor 3rd, making the minor 3rd more distantly related to the root than the major 3rd. Note that many composers writing…"
Aug 18, 2014
Greg Brus replied to Vivaldi's discussion Why are some pieces of music more liked than others?
"So... how is a minor chord relevant to the overtone series?"
Aug 18, 2014
Olmnilnlolm replied to Vivaldi's discussion Why are some pieces of music more liked than others?
"Kristofer said,
"The concept of pantonality, at least as I promulgate it, would neither be a departure from, nor even an extension of, traditional music built on finite sets of pitches, whether expressed as scales, tonalities, temperaments, etc; In…"
Aug 18, 2014
Olmnilnlolm replied to Vivaldi's discussion Why are some pieces of music more liked than others?
"Hello Fredrick.
I have a few questions. Feel free to answer one or more of them:
I had said,
'Imagine fifty pianos, each with the same overall tuning, say “equal temperament,” but each piano one cent higher than its neighbor. What might be the…"
Aug 18, 2014
Olmnilnlolm replied to Vivaldi's discussion Why are some pieces of music more liked than others?

Your reasoning on the issue of microtonalism is excellent, and I concur, Kristofer.
I had thought of "omnitonal," as a term, but I have not done any research to see if it has been proposed or used by any significant number of people.
Your…"
Aug 18, 2014
Olmnilnlolm replied to Vivaldi's discussion Why are some pieces of music more liked than others?
"Nicely said, Kristofer.
I agree, in principle, with virtually everything you said in that post.
Pantonal, as it is used, is not a very good term to refer to dodecaphonic music, as Schoenberg conceived it; and I think you and I both could find many…"
Aug 17, 2014
Olmnilnlolm replied to Vivaldi's discussion Why are some pieces of music more liked than others?
"Bob Porter,
You said, most intelligently, I think,
"To take a section of the Wagner piece and call it atonal for the sake of argument is to ignore the sections over all roll in the entire piece. To me it invalidates the argument. It's out of…"
Aug 16, 2014
Gavin Brown replied to Vivaldi's discussion Why are some pieces of music more liked than others?
"tldr"
Aug 16, 2014
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