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By Albert TenEyck Gardner

Every bit of yank sculpture within the Museums assortment is mentioned intimately, and there's a concise biography of every of the sculptors. The greater than 350 works characterize all significant American sculptors and colleges from the early 19th century to the current day, making this a beneficial survey in a box the place little released details is on the market. a few of the biographies contain attribute or diverting excerpts from heretofore unpublished letters written to the Museum by way of the sculptors themselves, describing their lives and paintings.

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Only through time time is conquered,” wrote T. S. ” While the music lasts: long enough, and yet not long. ” Classical music makes time ring well by wringing it well. Other types of music, composed music less moved by chances and changes or improvised music less bound to melodic substance, can and do conquer time in their own way. But not in just this way. 40 / The Fate of Melody Or ways: a classical melody can embrace (or resist) its fate in countless ways. Any part of it can be kept, and any part discarded, in the course of its disappearance and return.

It’s nearly impossible to compress the reasons why into a formula. I found that out the hard way when working on this book. ” Here is what I could glean from my often tongue-tied replies. It is no good mincing words or hiding behind a false sense of sophistication. This music still matters for the same reason that Greek drama or Renaissance painting or modernist fiction matters: because it made discoveries we are far from done with and that are far from done with us. It has imagined forms of experience that became substantial realities in being thus imagined: forms of being, becoming, sensing, witnessing, remembering, desiring, hoping, suffering, and more.

All we have to do is trust our ears and our words, knowing that they derive their authority from the dialogue between an inevitably creative intelligence and an inevitably meaningful world. We might say, then, that when we listen creatively to a classical work, as these films do, we travel in a long arc that begins and ends in feeling, transforming and interpreting what we feel as we go. So another way to get at the particularity of classical music is by examining its relationship to the emotional power that has generally been celebrated as the most distinctive thing about music in general.

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