Re: Improvisation - the role of feedback
So fun to think, about especially when you contemplate the mind/body/instrument connections and millisecond reactions that occur willingly or unwillingly during improvisation.
Originally Posted by catmandu2
I think Oliver Sacks talks some on this in his book "Musicophilia", which I would recommend to anyone who likes to muse on music and mind.
Cat, wasn't you who posted the video that pointed out that the "instrument" is a cold hard bitch that doesn't want you to play her and that we are the actual instruments, furthering the illusion that pressing a key or picking a string is "music"?
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