Thursday, September 20, 2012

From a Diary: I:xxx

Tonality is a normative order.

1 comment:

Archivist/Cultural Liaison said...

looking up normative order gave this included. 'Thus, normative order at the societal level contains a “solution” to the problem posed by Hobbes—of preventing human relations from degenerating into a “war of all against all”’
I couldn't help thinking of the so-called equality of 12 tones also being "a war of all notes against all"