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Re: On the Grammar of Music and rules

Martin Braun wrote:

> Fine. Then you will surely agree that there is so much variation in the
> chordal treatment within the work of each composer that they were obviously
> not following any grammar.
Why would it be obvious?
Example: You hear a thousand melodies from me. They will have much
variation (say, they are all different - I think this is as much variation
as possible).
And, in fact, I was following the simplest possible grammar:
That is, I chose each note randomly!!

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