Re: Re : (junk yard dog in) hidden place

Subject: Re: Re : (junk yard dog in) hidden place
From: miriam clinton (iriXx) (
Date: Thu Sep 15 2005 - 09:37:36 EDT

bill thompson wrote:

>--- Kevin Austin <> wrote:
>>But for the people doing it, it is "new" and
>>"experimental" ... no??
>that's true...though there are examples like someone i
>knew in austin who announced on the radio that he had
>just written the first 'rock opera' (he really thought
>he was the first one ;))...he tied with the new
>symphony conductor peter bay as 'best local classical
>musician' in the local chronicle... i'm not sure which
>i though was funnier :)
i thought, at 7 years old, that i had invented the concept of serialism.
seriously... i thought this idea of putting all 12 notes one after
another might be a good idea. turns out Bach and then of course the
infamous 20th century did it after me... and excluding Bach and Webern,
and the odd bit of late Stravinsky (who did it rather differently) i do
think it sounds rather vile.... but thats my own tastes.... ;p

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