[microsound] 'that's edutainment'
jasonw22 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 20 14:36:04 EST 2009
I love this.
On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 11:31 AM, Damian Stewart <damian at frey.co.nz> wrote:
> and a another nice one from Bernhard Günter a few pages back:
> I wish to get away from the paradigm of music as language-like, the
> aesthetics that believe music, or art in general, is a form of
> communication. My favorite metaphor for explaining what I'm after is a tree
> in a meadow: the tree is just standing there, it's not a message for you,
> but looking at it, you may thinking about a lot of things, feel a lot of
> things. ... When you associate things with what you hear, visualizing this
> or that, language gets back into the game and destroys the possibility of
> perceiving the existence of sound, its "being like this".
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