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  1. Jan 2021
    1. But there can also be a buildup of tension as one gathers information that is incompatible with one’s key signature, which gets progressively more difficult to maintain, and can lead to the sort of intensity of experience that drives an annealing-like process when the key signature flips.

      cue [[Godel Escher Bach]]'s [[Little Harmonic Labyrinth]]: ends in a pseudo-tonic that never returns back to original [[tonic]]. results in tension dangling from continual musical modulation without resolution

      similar to [[linguistic]] structures as well - unconsciously keeping track of constructions and hierarchies within sentences

  2. Jun 2017
    1. Cuidado com esta banda. Ela parece muito boa, mas seu maior sucesso é um álbum chamado "Concerto Grosso", que na verdade pega o já maior álbum de rock da história (o Concerto de Brandenburgo número 2 de Bach) e adiciona guitarras e bateria (o que só o torna pior, mas ainda assim muito superior a qualquer música de rock progressivo), ganhando uma música ótima de graça e enganando os fãs.

  3. Nov 2013
    1. I'd like to know more about John Tavener's journey to Russian Orthodoxy, his criticism of Western Christianity, including Bach, and then his final return to Bach.

    1. Hmmm....I'm going to have to listen to BWV 159.

    2. Clearly, John Eliot Gardiner's involvement with Bach's music has been in with the passions, masses, and cantatas. Still, it would have been revealing to read Gardiner's take on Bach's instrumental work.