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Re: OT- literature
I would highly recommend "This is your brain on music" by Daniel
Levitin. The first bit is like sitting through a course on basic
music theory, but then it really starts to warm up, and it definitely
helps to explain a lot of really neat concepts.
On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 12:24 PM, SP Goodman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Ditto on the Greg Bear: But get "Songs of Earth and Power" first. Any
> musician would tend to love it I suspect.
> I think Bear also did one of the books in a post-mortem "Foundation"
> trilogy, those were a good read also. I went back also to read "Do
> Dream of Electric Sheep" last year, right before the 'last' director's
> of "Blade Runner" came out... nice contrast, both great works. Vangelis,
> btw, has been allowed to release all the music he did for the film, in a
> 3-CD set. Sigh, I love incidental music!
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Simeon Harris
> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> Sent: Wednesday, September 24, 2008 10:48 AM
> Subject: Re: OT- literature
> if you like vonnegut, why not try some greg bear. i read Eon when i was
> about 18 years old and it blew my mind. i can also recommend The Forge of
> God as a good starting point for his stuff
Jean-Paul De Roover