We’re muffling wild voices—from bird songs to wolf howls to insect footsteps, scientist claims. This talk of ‘interpretation’ points to the fact that we find music an art steeped with meaning, and yet, unlike drama, pure instrumental music has no obvious semantic content. For instance, the standard example of an emotional response to music is being made sad by a funeral march, while the standard example of emotional response to fiction is (something like) to feel pity for a sad character.
A nature lover, to me the wilderness, forest, trees, lakes, the sea, rocks, hills, mountains,and all wildlife,are sacred. Krause’s book is a groundbreaking adventure through wild soundscapes, ecology, and music. By the end of the Umayyad period, the disparate elements of conqueror and conquered were fused into the style of classical Islamic music.
In conclusion, we analyzed the statistical nature of temporal fluctuations in complex human musical rhythms. Ustad Bismillah Khan brought Shehnai to the center stage of Indian classical music with his concert in the Calcutta All India Music Conference in 1937.
He stated an example of this in his statement saying: The telephone directory communicates without emotion, while music communicates emotion without information” (qtd. Young visual artists from the region exhibit their works as part of an accompanying programme.
Long story short, following friendly musicians and their beautiful words, the next night we spent in the desert reveling in music and conversation. The city and nature are the Yin and Yang of human experience, with a host of assumptions, ethics and values pinned to either side.