Re: CIMESP-Results Fwd:


Subject: Re: CIMESP-Results Fwd:
Mediadrome@aol.com
Date: Fri Nov 04 2005 - 16:09:46 EST


In a message dated 11/4/05 12:58:37 PM, skiptracer@gmail.com writes:

> Yes, I once read an article about the balance between unpredictability
> and predictability in a piece. Predictability gives the listener a
> "reward" for guessing what comes next while unpredictability grants a
> surprise. A "good" piece is categorized by a perfect balance suited
> for the listener.
>

Sounds a little like what theory departments the 1970s called "information
theory."
It was sort of like math/statistics and probability applied to the
unity/variety idea.

mediadrome
international audiochrome, inc.



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