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
Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Just a reminder
The radical music isn't so much a way of composing, or even a repertoire of music associated with a way of composing, but rather a way of listening. And listening not so much to music, as for the possibility of music.