Perceptions about music, perceptions that affect music, perceptions colored by music, perceptions expressed by music.
Monday, July 30, 2007
Question of the Day
Here is a question that came up in class today, when we were discussing Varèse's Poeme Électronique: what is the difference between "music" and "organized sound?" One possibility is that there is no difference. Some students felt that structure was involved, or the appeal to authority (if an "expert" says it's music, it's music). What say you?