A displaced Californian composer writes about music made for the long while & the world around that music. ~
The avant-garde is flexibility of mind. — John Cage ~
...composition is only a very small thing, taken as a part of music as a whole, and it really shouldn't be separated from music making in general. — Douglas Leedy ~
My God, what has sound got to do with music! — Charles Ives
Saturday, January 24, 2009
Thought of the day
Systemic integration always comes at the price of the diversity that emerges within isolated niches. (Read the whole thing here). There is something askew with the rest of the argument, but it's a beginning.