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Jeff Wilson jwilson at io.com
Mon Feb 7 22:33:22 PST 2011

On 2/7/2011 5:33 PM, hammstu at sbcglobal.net wrote:
> Ha...! Not THOSE kind of mushrooms... Who was it who said that Richard Wagners' music is "Better than it sounds" ?

That was Twain; his trip to Bayreuth: 

> If you all want to stretch your ears try to find a copy of "New Sound Forms for Piano"..J Cage, conlan Nancarow's pieces for player piano

Oh lord! I'm from Nancarrow's home town, but it's not bias that makes me 
say, unlike Cage at least Nancarrow's music has music in it. Quite a lot 
in fact!

Jeff Wilson - jwilson at io.com
Computational Intelligence Laboratory - Texas A&M Texarkana
< http://www.tamut.edu/CIL >

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