Departing the Vacuousness
Started by gwyn428, January 25, 2009, 09:30:27 PM
Quote from: billy rubin on May 27, 2023, 08:51:37 PMand this one too. a delicate piece that i am still listening towhen i find a piece of music i like, i listen to it over and over and over, until i can anticipate the instruments, , the sequence of movements, the different melodies, and the different themes coming and going. i dont know anything about music theory, but i can sometimes piece together a bit of what the artists are doing by stupid brute force.the advantage of this is that i can eventually carry fairly long pieces of music in my head, that i can replay to myself when ever i want. poetry is like that-- you cant possess a piece of poetry until youve internalized it so throughly that you can recite it yourself.i can do short pieces of poetry--lewis carroll-level stuff-- and before i die i want to actualize a lifelong dream of memorizing as much of coleridges rime of the ancient mariner as i can. if i can do some of thati will finally achieved a bit of value n my life that might last a while.i would do eliot but he infuriates me whenever i read anything he wrote, like james joyce. but like with joyce, i keep coming back.
Quote from: billy rubin on May 29, 2023, 04:50:30 PMnothing has changed since 1968.