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Soundstreams' Whisper Opera and the meaning of meaning

It’s a cute phrase I heard in a Tom Robbins novel, as someone speaks in passing of “the meaning of meaning”. I love it because it simultaneously references our understanding (and what it means to mean) and yet sounds like nonsense (repeat any word enough times and it becomes pure sound, while becoming less meaningful). 555 more words


Minimalist Flute Works

Minimalism as a musical genre owes its inception to the work of American composers La Monte Young, Terry Riley, Steve Reich, and Philip Glass beginning in the 1960s. 1,488 more words


Über die Gefahr der Verdummung und Irreführung durch die Massenmedien

Die Verbindung zweier bedenkenswerte Theorien zu den Themen Kulturindustrie und Medien.

Adorono und Habermas.


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Fundamentale Ästhetik

Eine Herangehensweise an das “Schöne” und die “Reine Erscheinung” in Verbindung mit einem geistesgeschichtlichen Rückblick.

Fundamentale Ästhetik bei Heinrich Barth.


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The little match girl passion by David Lang

“The old idea of a composer suddenly having a terrific idea and sitting up all night to write it is nonsense. Night time is for sleeping.” – Benjamin Britten. 516 more words