Re: PETER HUEBNER: Prolific ea composer (?)

Subject: Re: PETER HUEBNER: Prolific ea composer (?)
From: Dominique Bassal (
Date: Mon Apr 18 2005 - 00:10:11 EDT

Yes, how could one disagree with that? The question really is: has
someone - Peter Huebner & al - at least partially succeeded in doing
it? For example, does it "work" on you? In what type of monitoring? I
think it is fairly important to find out, with a good sample of
"out-of-the-cult" listeners. Anyone?


Le 05-04-17, à 23:29, John Nowak a écrit :

> On Apr 17, 2005, at 10:45 PM, Dominique Bassal wrote:
>> Even more scary/interesting: their "research" at least partially
>> works, because even in the cheesiest, more stupid and repetitive
>> "harmonies", one continues to be captivated by a truly
>> captivating-but-empty, purely audio bliss. Worked with all examples I
>> tried.
> I don't like psychology whatsoever: using music like a drug is
> stupid. One shouldn't do that : music is the product of the highest
> human
> intelligence, and of the best senses, the listening senses and of
> imagination and intuition. And as soon as it becomes just a means for
> ambiance, as we say, environment, or for being used for certain
> purposes,
> then music becomes a whore, and one should not allow that really; one
> should
> not serve any existing demands or in particular not commercial values.
> That
> would be terrible: that is selling out the music. - Stockhausen
> - John
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Dominique Bassal

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