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
Sunday, November 25, 2007
The Twenty-Fifth of November
If I had a nickle for every piece of music that started out as a sketch on a cocktail napkin, I might not be rich, but I'd still have a lot of nickles. For string quartet. Ca. 20".