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Re: Living on a rock

In a message dated 3/16/97 11:52:28 PM, you wrote:

>Actually, that makes me wonder. I don't know much about Chinese music
>traditions. Does anyone know if there are any looping parallels there, in
>the way there are with other musics about the world?

hmmmmm, that's a good one kim. from all the enthnomusicology i absorbed
during my time in school, i would say yes, in the sense that many types of
asian and "oriental" musics do have a lot of repetition...and can also be
very mono-chromatic and harmonically static in some ways...Bob Phelps, are
you up for answering this one??? :-)_
bobby devito/lvx nova