Re: Fw: BBC E-mail: Flower power turns up the volume


Subject: Re: Fw: BBC E-mail: Flower power turns up the volume
From: Eliot Handelman (eliot@generation.net)
Date: Thu Sep 16 2004 - 04:44:29 EDT


david sims wrote:

> i can't even begin to describe how frustrated i feel by this comment...
>
>>> A very novel idea.
>>
>>
>> If a little late...
>>
> its as if someone at some point in time described something in some
> way and then every attempt at description after the fact was merely
> 'novel' and 'a little late'.... i guess we all see things in the exact
> same way, and so only one description is necessary

if music lived up to its mythological dimension, that would probably be
true.

>
> it diminishes the experience of an individual.
>

some transmutation of that mythology requires that the creative
envelope of music should pretend
to be alive.

-- eliot



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