Subject: Re: encouraging polemics and reflection...
From: DG Malham (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Feb 23 1999 - 05:25:12 EST
Then, of course, you have crs like my Citroen making things even more
musically impovrished by having only a single wiper....;-)>
On Sat, 20 Feb 1999, Rosemary Mountain wrote:
> DG Malham wrote:
> > ...
> > I have often wondered if the higher beat rate of modern dance related pop
> > music as compared to, say, the sixties, could be tied to the higher
> > average speed of modern car windscreen wipers :-)
> And I have wondered if the lack of rhythmic complexity in some modern
> music could be tied to the fact that the modern windshield wipers are
> synchronized, and no longer provide the complex polyrhythms which
> sometimes needed many seconds before they both reached the temporary
> synchronization of being at the far left-hand side of their respective
> Dr. Rosemary Mountain
> University of Aveiro
> Communication & Art Dept.
> P-3810 Aveiro, Portugal
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