Friday, July 21, 2006

To comfort and disturb

Somewhere along the line, somebody said that the purpose of good music (or art or literature) was to disturb the comfortable and to comfort the disturbed.

What was the last piece of music that had that effect on you?

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

The Quartet for the End of Time

Robert Gable said...

Charles Ives' "Gyp the Blood" or Hearst - Which is Worst ?

And I haven't decided if Rzweski's Coming Together is comforting or disturbing.

sfmike said...

Preisner's "Requiem for my friend."

Anonymous said...

Minutemen - Paranoid Time