Re: International/national styles?

Subject: Re: International/national styles?
From: Ned Bouhalassa (
Date: Tue Jul 27 2004 - 09:40:35 EDT

On 04-07-27, at 00:04, miriam clinton (iriXx) wrote:

> there is something very strongly identifiable in Australian music -
> although I'd call on Garth Paine to corfirm / chip in on this one.
> the landscape.
> endless long lines... with fine dots, variations...

Funny, I've often thought something similar about music from British
Columbia. Longer works, larger gestures, less relief. I use to almost
be able to 'see' the ocean, the coast, the Rockies. Our music back in
Montreal always seemed jumpier, like the difference between an espresso
and iced tea. Of course, somebody will find 3 composers/pieces to
contradict this idea!


    Ned Bouhalassa

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