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re: Unsettling Ambiences

- someone said:

"Thus if a player starts a repetative pattern, the listener's attention
drops away as soon as he has successfully predicted that it is going to
continue. Then, if the thing keeps going, the attention curve comes back
and the listerner becomes interested in just how long the pattern is
going to
continue. Similarly, if the player never repeats anything, no matter how
tremendous an imagination he has, the listerner will decide that the
game is
not worth playing, that he is not going to be able to make any
right, and also stops listening. Too much difference is sameness:
boring. Too
much sameness is boring-but also different once in a while.

 Food for thought?  "


- thought sandwich:

- player and  "listener" are SAME person. 

- only boring people can be bored . . . (by anything)

- don't worry . . . play music YOU want to hear . . .

- fred marshall