Katelyn on Finally. Kathryn B on Two thirds. Katelyn on Outdoors. Katelyn on It begins.
As I continue to formulate and organize ideas for what will become a paper on this topic of listening to “Vexations,” I find myself rather obligated to not leave this blog hanging. So, first of all, here is the final … Continue reading
1:15AM- DONE! Stats- Number of Cycles: 840 Time of Listening: 18:15 Appearances of Bass Theme: 3361 (1681 on its own, 1680 with chords) Halucinations: 0 Good night, everyone. I’ll write my final thoughts after I get some sleep.
12:27AM- Something I would have done differently: Find a recording that doesn’t decrescendo. Something I’m thankful for: The version I’m listening to is over in 18 ½ hours, not 25-28. 12:34AM- I will find anything in my own music resembling … Continue reading
11:09PM- The cat is no longer silent. In fact, he’s quite vocal now. I can’t say I blame him. Satie, you are a genius. And I hate you. 11:16PM- I’m coming up on 750 cycles. I’m actually starting to get … Continue reading
9:40PM- Ok, there has to be more to say about this experience than “I’m bored.” Then again, boredom is something for which Satie was aiming in more than a few pieces. Each chord is now simply there- no shape, no … Continue reading
8:03PM- Another zone-out. I am finding it increasingly difficult to focus on the music. 8:24PM- Beer. 8:44PM- Without thinking, I almost pressed the pause button on my computer, thinking, “Wow, this music is getting annoying.” I guess we’re at that … Continue reading