[NetBehaviour] This song

Pall Thayer pallthay at gmail.com
Fri Jan 8 23:12:03 CET 2016


The "title" text is from Kandinsky. I can't take credit for it.

On Fri, Jan 8, 2016 at 3:24 PM Alan Sondheim <sondheim at panix.com> wrote:

>
> listening and really like the music, I do think when you say " he will sit
> > holding a book in front of his nose, and turn over the pages with a
> > thoughtful aspect, but his actions have for him no real meaning." - that
> this severely underestimates animal consciousness -
>
> Thanks for the music!, Alan
>
>
>
>
> On Fri, 8 Jan 2016, Pall Thayer wrote:
>
> >
> > The title of this song is:
> >
> > "Every work of art is the child of its age and, in many cases, the
> mother of
> > our emotions. It follows that each period of culture produces an art of
> its
> > own which can never be repeated. Efforts to revive the art-principles of
> the
> > past will at best produce an art that is still-born. It is impossible
> for us
> > to live and feel, as did the ancient Greeks. In the same way those who
> > strive to follow the Greek methods in sculpture achieve only a
> similarity of
> > form, the work remaining soulless for all time. Such imitation is mere
> > aping. Externally the monkey completely resembles a human being; he will
> sit
> > holding a book in front of his nose, and turn over the pages with a
> > thoughtful aspect, but his actions have for him no real meaning."
> >
> > https://soundcloud.com/pall-thayer/jamsession-session
> >
> > --
> > P Thayer, Artist
> > http://pallthayer.dyndns.org
> >
> >
>
> ==
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> web http://www.alansondheim.org / cell 718-813-3285
> music: http://www.espdisk.com/alansondheim/
> current text http://www.alansondheim.org/tp.txt
> ==
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