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November 11th, 2007

(no subject) @ 10:44 pm

Current Mood: ok
Current Music: Herbie Hancock - Watermellon Man

 
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From:djner
Date:November 12th, 2007 06:03 pm (UTC)
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Philip Glass = cool. I always listened to it in solitude until I admittedYea for minimalism! That movie would be good in described video, but it would detract from the music. I don't know if you've actually heard that particular album or watched any part of the movie, but you'll be ssaying Koyaanisqaatzi at random times ... just because it's so infectious repeated over an over again. Didn't admit I liked Glass until I met Holly, apparently she's as weird if not weirder than I. Perhaps we should all start a weird liers of music appreciation group?
From:(Anonymous)
Date:November 12th, 2007 10:52 pm (UTC)
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Indeed, I used to not be able to stand minimalism, but, the more I continue to "give it a try", the more I liked it. Indeed, I find that therre is a certain "way" of listening to it; you can't listen to it like a "normal" piece, say, of country or pop music. That is, you can't listen to it linearly/sequentially. You have to listen to it as a musical idea that evolves gradually over time yet still retains that infinite/circular/cyclical quality. I have both heard excerpts from the album and watched excerpts of the movie. Peter Schickele (a.k.a. P.D.Q. Bach -- the Wierd Al of the Classical Music world) did a parody of the main theme and, instead of repeating the title, he rendered it as something like "too hotsie totsie"...or something like that. (It's been a while since I listened to PDQ Bach's version fo this).
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From:aurora_nebulosa
Date:November 12th, 2007 10:53 pm (UTC)
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Sorry. Stupid LJ didn't log me in. The comment to which I reply was mine.

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