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WWWOT [DISC] Is Language Creation Art?

From:Jesse Raccio <jraja0722@...>
Date:Thursday, March 14, 2002, 23:35
> > "... music composition, an accepted "serious" art > form > > with a 500 year tradition and history ..." > > > > 500 years? Now you disappoint me. Especially for a > > composer, who should know better. > > I am a composer as well, and I'd say that 500 years > is rather > underestimating it. Add another 500 and you've got a > discussion.
Western art music itself has not existed that long unless you can show me otherwise, while music itself has been around probably since the first person to bang one stick against another. But the western art form of art music, which is the dominant tradition in my society and is the one I myself practice, has really only been around since the Renaissance. __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Yahoo! Sports - live college hoops coverage


Jan van Steenbergen <ijzeren_jan@...>