Re: On the Grammar of Music (Alexandra Hettergott )

Subject: Re: On the Grammar of Music
From:    Alexandra Hettergott  <a.hettergott(at)WANADOO.FR>
Date:    Sun, 29 Apr 2001 00:27:41 +0200

John Croft wrote : >In other words, stylistic variation in music is (potentially) >continuous -- it seems to me that this is a significant >disanalogy with linguistic grammatical correctness. You can easily write a poem, some technical instructions, a novel, a political speech, ... while using one and the same language (elements) -- yet in a different way (style) ... Grammar use might thus be related to (individual / particular) style, but this does tell more about a natural (potential) variety inherent here rather than its respective correctness ... :ah

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