Re: Virtual Concerto

Subject: Re: Virtual Concerto
From: Kevin Austin (
Date: Thu May 20 2004 - 06:21:54 EDT

At 11:31 AM -0400 5/19/04, Eliot Handelman wrote:
>You were asking about "human agency." By saying "melody" we're setting up
>some sort of expectation in that area, which doesn't come into play if
>we're going to talk about jumbled collections of notes.

I have met many people to whom the Carter First String Quartet is a
jumbled collection of notes. Is the jumbled collection (or melodic)
aspect a function of the 'notes', or the listener's ability to
perceive / organize the stimulus?

>Only in reality.

Wheh! What a relief.



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