From: William Benzon (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed 19 Feb 2003 - 14:18:27 GMT
on 2/19/03 3:11 AM, derek gatherer at email@example.com wrote:
>> Yep, that's George Ives playing around. He was
>> into quarter tones,
>> though I forget just what he did with them. Perhaps
>> he tuned a piano that
> That would make sense as two pianos tuned a quarter
> tone apart also make an appearance in the last
> movement of Charles's 4th Symphony. That would
> presumably constitute 'vertical transmission' in the
> Cavalli-Feldmanian sense.
Well, when you consider the diversity of material that went into Ives'
music, especially all the deliberate quotations, you might want to argue
that Ives' body of work is something of a textbook in musical memetics.
There's all the vertical transmission from 19th century Americana and a
little horizontal action from rag-time and such.
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