Re: Music and physicality

Subject: Re: Music and physicality
Date: Tue May 18 1999 - 13:37:53 EDT

music is emotion.


On Tue, 18 May 1999, Sophia Male wrote:

> I think music is very physical. It's so strong as an invisible force that
> it permeates your bodily field of perception so much to sway one's mood,
> state, "feeling", to it's own aims. I've always found music to be a mood
> thing. At first I listened to music that matched a particular mood, and I
> later supposed that genres I got stuck on were psychological couterparts of
> some sort. Now I try to sway my moods by engaging
> in ideal "mood" music. The main reason I think music is so important is that
> as it exists as appealing to and interwoven with the aural sense, (also
> connected and interacting with every other sense), it filters one's view of
> reality. For about a week I got stuck on Brain Eno's "airport music", and god
> did life look depressing and dusty then. But I suppose that's how I felt.
> All expression involves feeling. And music, as a tropical forest of
> expressive entities, showers feeling ... if it's sculptor has soul of course.
> Sophia

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