I know music isn't considered a Science anymore today; it's considered "art" whatever that means. If this means "flashing everybody out while entertaining them by telling them what they want to hear, sex appeal, publicity mongering etc", then I'll be happy to belong to the older group that does not limit music to this definition.
A brilliant example of our times was Ted Greene who passed away 2005. He embodies the antique Greek definition of music theory and practice as a branch of science and numbers. I mistakenly posted one of his videos on the list before, but here, for Christmas, I offer you some music and thoughts of Greene emulating the Bach improvisation machine (which keeps on churning out music infinitely in Platonia, to any seeker). Improvising in a 17th century language shines a light on the man's universality in improvisation. Greene gets pretty damn close to Bach's polyphony improvised on a guitar, which I hope you enjoy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zkuo2384ZN4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6xXNORpbQpU And for kitchy Christmas Cheer (starts about 1:35min in): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21Af0_6Bv6w Happy Holidays, PGC -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.