Do you play a number of musical instruments, been in a band for over 40 years, traveled the world listening to and playing all kinds of music and instruments. If so you have the right to say someone doesn't know what they are talking about musically, otherwise, you're just another clone, beating the same drum over and over and over.karlrand wrote:I have no idea what you’re trying to say here.Dax wrote:Cultural music to me, is any music which is repetitive and represents some form of primitive understanding which includes religious music. Music is the language of the soul and the universe, it's the highest form of art there is. But when it becomes repetitive, it enters the realm of ideology.karlrand wrote:Cultural music? Now that’s a new category to me. What’s included, what’s excluded? I’d be inclined to include the last movement of Beethoven’s 9th which to my ears always comes across as jingoistic propaganda. Would you also include your local Salvation Army Band in ‘cultural music’? I’d include all punk rock which to my ears is always the same, tired joke told over and over - repetitive, meaningless crap in other words.Dax wrote:Boring, just like all cultural music, just repetitive meaningless crap
Religious music is a form of primitive understanding? That assumes the simplistic theology it’s often overlaid with is all that’s going on. I suggest you digest some of J S Bach’s organ works, works I can easily immerse myself in without ever thinking about The Father, Son and Holy Ghost or any part of sad-masochist Christian theology.
Sorry, but may I suggest you don’t confuse limited sensitivity, familiarity and knowledge with what you claim to be boring classical music. In short you have absolutely no idea what you’re talking about.I see classical music as just another form of evolving creativity, right for the time it came along and has some wonderful moving music within it. However it is very boring and not conducive to the 20/21st century, just as most music today belongs in the cultural crap box. We are due for a new era in music, what they will be who knows, but today's music is synthetic repetitive rubbish. Take away all their computers and very few can play or sing properly, lots of vocals today are just talking to themselves.
Classical music was fine for the 18-19th century, but has passed it's use by date and have listened to a lot of classical music. The music that comes close to being acceptable in my eyes, are people like Stravinsky and Wagner, who wrote out there music for the time, which still has some appeal today. But like most music, once you've heard it a couple of times, it becomes boring and repetitive,
Music is a universal language, used by everything in existence to express itself. One of the fundamental aspects of universal music, is change and that's what drives the universe, change and nothing else. Ideological humans tend to cling to music that catches their fancy, then go no further, preferring to repeat their music like their lives, over and over, just like a revolving door going round and round getting nowhere. That's fine by me, means we don't have to learn new stuff all the time even though we do.
Understanding music, it's relevance in the universe and how it effects people, is understanding a very important aspect of life and reality. Stick to your boring repetitive replays centuries old, you're welcome to it and unless you have a wide experience within the music industry and world, it's you who know nothing.