Subject: Re: International/national styles?
From: miriam clinton (iriXx) (iriXx@iriXx.org)
Date: Tue Jul 27 2004 - 15:36:19 EDT
Ned Bouhalassa wrote:
> 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!
of course, and that is all part of the creativity.
i'm moving to California - from the crowded city of London, i'm looking
forward to wide open spaces again.
Lose yourself in the music, the moment, you own it,
you better never let it go,
You only get one shot, do not miss your chance to blow
this opportunity comes once in a lifetime.
-- Eminem: from 8 Mile
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