January 23, 2011

Minimalist music

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  • Minimalist music - "Minimalist music is an originally American genre of experimental or Downtown music named in the 1960s based mostly in consonant harmony, steady pulse (if not immobile drones), stasis or gradual transformation, and often reiteration of musical phrases or smaller units such as figures, motifs, and cells." - Wikipedia
  • Repetitive music - "Repetitive music is music which features a relatively high degree of repetition in its creation or reception. Examples includes minimalist music, ..." - Wikipedia

  • Henryk Górecki, RIP - "It is said that when a Los Angeles classical radio station first played the Symphony No. 3 (”Symphony of Sorrowful Songs”) by the Polish composer Henryk Górecki in the early 1990s, cars could be seen pulling to the side of the freeways because the drivers’ eyes were full of tears." - commonwealmagazine.org - Nov 12, 2010

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