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Re: the function of some music
At 12:02 AM -0400 6/7/03, Scott M2 wrote:
>In Eno's original definition of Ambient Music, which appeared in early
>copies of Music For Airports, he declared "Ambient Music must be able
>to accomodate many levels of listening attention without enforcing one
>in particular; it must be as ignorable as it is interesting."
>This means that it may be listened to intently (as in concert music),
>or may simply be treated as a sonic environment. While not too restrictive
>a definition, it certainly states that the music must serve for both
>functions and therefore, must not "demand" attention.
Then that pretty much covers it.
Eno should run for political office.
Richard Zvonar, PhD