Saturday, August 20, 2011

music and image as an instantaneous process...

"performing and listening to a gradual musical process resembles:

pulling back a swing, releasing it, and observing it gradually come to rest.

turning over an hourglass and watching the sand slowly run through to the bottom.

placing your feet by the sand in the ocean's edge and watching, feeling, and listening to the waves gradually bury them."

text: steve reich's music as a gradual process.
images: first picture to come up in a google image search for each reich's 3 descriptions.

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