Re: Source, Observances, etc


Subject: Re: Source, Observances, etc
From: pal (pal@npd.ufpe.br)
Date: Fri Jul 30 1999 - 11:35:32 EDT


KEVIN AUSTIN escreveu:

> Electroacoustics education faces the same challenge: how to help the
> student (aren't we all students?) cease hearing the 'symbol' of the
> object, and seeing 'what is really there'. Enter into the two dimensional
> world where there is no 'cause and effect', there is only "is".

Shouldn't be so difficult for someone trained within Western tradition: have we
not been taught that

semantics = syntax

?

> A recent question from very skilled and highly gifted visual arts student
> focused me (back) into the 'how' of teaching the art of 'seeing what is
> there' (or rather, hearing). To hear the ocean and not think water.

IMHO, this is an existential exercise. However, when it comes to musical
listening, sure the water counts!

CP



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