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
Tuesday, February 06, 2007
Note on manuscript margin:
while using conventional resources (instruments, notation, even pitches and rhythms), push edge of the "musical" to or past the point of doubt: is this still music?