Whenever you listen to a piece of music, what you are actually doing is hearing the latest sentence in a very long story you’ve been listening to–all the pieces of music you’ve ever heard. So what you are listening to are tiny differences, tiny innovations.

Brian Eno discusses propinquity in music and how difficult it is to analyze music because of all of the relevant variables–because of context. Makes my thesis seem more relevant than ever. . .


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