The Music of the Temporalists

The Music of the Temporalists A Parisian drugstore owner Andr Pogoriloffsky a man in his early fifties who is also a skilled amateur piano player experiences a two year long mental trip to a parallel Temporalist world as an a

  • Title: The Music of the Temporalists
  • Author: André Pogoriloffsky Andrei Pogorilowski
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 330
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • A Parisian drugstore owner Andr Pogoriloffsky , a man in his early fifties, who is also a skilled amateur piano player, experiences a two year long mental trip to a parallel Temporalist world, as an avatar He will soon find out that he was purposely imported there in order to be taught the basics of that culture s music theory Pogoriloffsky is permanently accompaniA Parisian drugstore owner Andr Pogoriloffsky , a man in his early fifties, who is also a skilled amateur piano player, experiences a two year long mental trip to a parallel Temporalist world, as an avatar He will soon find out that he was purposely imported there in order to be taught the basics of that culture s music theory Pogoriloffsky is permanently accompanied by a local musicologist Jean Philippe, an expert in the European musical tradition and, for a while, initiated by an old psychologist Herr Sch etc in the cognitive aspects of Temporalist music theory The two men ask Pogoriloffsky to memorize as much as he is capable to from the theoretical notions that he is presented with so that, once returned to Paris, be able to transcribe all that information for the use of his own musical culture The music of the Temporalists describes a journey into a parallel world that is populated with humans like us who just happened to have cultivated music as the art of time and not as the art of sounds Pogoriloffsky recounts all that experience with honesty, doing his best to meet his two guides expectations.

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    1. This was one of the strangest and most niche books I think I've ever read. I happen to really enjoy the conceptual side of music theory, so I managed to make it to the end of the book but I can't imagine anyone who doesn't have a strong background in music theory, an interest in cognition, and a taste for the absurd and theoretical stomaching this. At times, the book was remarkably self-aware, as in the passage early on where the author's host suggests that if he fails, the book will be "placed [...]

    2. Music has been defined as the art of sound in time, and this book describes a theoretical system of music that, in contrast to the western European classical tradition, privileges the durational aspect over the pitch aspect in terms of precision, elaboration, and general focus. As in Edwin Abbott's Flatland, a fictional and fantastic frame story is used to help the reader grasp some quite abstract theoretical concepts. It raises some interesting questions about what features we pay attention to [...]

    3. I have tried very very hard to make some sense of this. unfortunately, its impossible. I am a very smart person and I love music. However, I have shuddered my way through this jabberwok, and will not finish it. I am so sorry, I wanted toke it

    4. Reviews:amazon/music-Temporaliteidolia/pogoriloffss.nmz/badblog/2016/10/0ratkje/2015/06/temporalistene/concertonet/scripts/li

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