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Web Gems 21 / Music’s power is in its ambiguity

Music doesn't need thought. It is intuited. Like laughter, its power is ambiguous but pleasurable. Mu
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Web Gems 21 / Music’s power is in its ambiguity
By Wells Baum • Issue #21 • View online
Music doesn’t need thought. It is intuited. Like laughter, its power is ambiguous but pleasurable.
Music, after all, does a rather poor job of showing you anything, especially when there isn’t any text to consider. It doesn’t have the same resources to depict things that the other arts do (apart from the occasional cheap trick such as a loud thunderclap). Perhaps music’s power is in its ambiguity.
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