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
Friday, April 23, 2010
T is for Trainwreck (short version)
The fifth volume, Music in the Late Twentieth Century, of Richard Taruskin's The Oxford History of Western Music.
(A long version of this item will follow, but for now, let's get on with this alphabet.)