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Re: Listen To Me Sing In Rokbeigalmki! (I Promise Your Ears Won't

From:J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>
Date:Sunday, January 19, 2003, 8:36
    John Cowan kwaatii en grafii 'n memo daan dat'm 2003:01:17 03.15.09 AM:

>Steg Belsky scripsit: > >> As i said (sort of) on Conculture, if there were to be >> any musical accompaniment it would probably have to be drums, >> conch-shells, animal horns, and/or wooden flutes of various kinds. > >Don't forget plucked-string instruments that use animal gut, such as the >lyre, the harp, the zither.
Often so-call pre-iron age cultures have literally tons of rattles and bells of all kinds * (i.e. the stunning re-creations of the Meso-American music of the Aztecs and Maya as done by Jorge Reyes). The music then has a strong polyrhythmic and/or colourful textural component - usually ritualistic and quite often trance-inducing and/or meditative. ( * also loud throbbing log and slit drums) Hanuman Zhang €º°`°º€ø,¸¸,ø€º°`°º€ø,¸¸,ø€º°`°º€ø,¸¸,ø€º°`°º€ø,¸¸,ø€º°`°º€€º°`°º€ø,¸~-> "If you're going to explore uncharted territory, it's okay to carry a compass, but not a map." - Derek Bailey "...improvisation is about change, about flux rather than stasis. ... What you want to do in the next second is changing from second to second. ... you have to be aware of the fact that improvisation is about a constant change." - Steve Beresford "Ride music beam back to base." - William S. Burroughs improvvisazione liquida, sospesa temporalmente e profondamente "aliena"