Re: MD SQ-SQ tension in Mozart's Symphony No38

From: Platt Holden (
Date: Fri Feb 13 2004 - 22:05:33 GMT

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    Hi Mark,

    > Hi Platt,
    > You misunderstand. Although music analysis exists, i stressed that i was
    > concentrating on values. If you think about this you will see that the
    > music analyst uses terms like, 'Exquisite balance.' In value terms, that is
    > a sweet spot or exceptional coherence. Thus, the music analyst and the
    > immediate aesthetic appreciation both aim to convey balance, harmony and
    > pre-intellectual Quality for their respective starting points/aims. This is
    > exactly the same as the Tennis racquet sweet spot which is 'felt' as a
    > Quality experience by the player, and expressed as a mathematical harmony
    > in the modelling of the racquet. They are both beautiful aspects of one
    > evolutionary progression.

    Not the first time I've failed to understand. Nor the last I'm sure.
    Thanks for the clarification. It's the feeling, not the subsequent
    expression of the feeling, that we both find of greatest importance and
    highest value.

    Best regards,

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