Tag Archives: Harmony

In Full Flight

At lunchtime today, I had the opportunity to observe a buzzard in flight.  He was gliding.  His every motion was economical and precise, permitting him to dance and play upon the light breeze and thermal up drafts.  His movements were … Continue reading

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15 Records That Changed the Way I Make Music

If we make music, I believe we’re all a product of our influences.  I’ve loved music ever since I was very small and over the decades, I have listened to a lot of music.  I had hundreds of albums, when … Continue reading

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The Pros and Cons of Bauhaus

Bauhaus design and the aesthetic it embodies are problematic for me.  I both love and hate Bauhaus at the same time. On the one hand, I like the idea of the built environment, the furnishings and the art within being … Continue reading

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Maslow’s “Being Values” as Aesthetic Compass – A Thought Experiment

According to Wikipedia: “Abraham Harold Maslow (April 1, 1908 – June 8, 1970) was an American psychologist. He is noted for his conceptualization of a “hierarchy of human needs”, and is considered the founder of humanistic psychology. Beyond the routine … Continue reading

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Elements of Music I Like

I wondered what it was about the music I liked that made me like it.  If you want to write music that I will probably like, here are the elements that I came up with.  I share them only for … Continue reading

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The Power of Aesthetics

I had an unexpected experience, recently.  My friend, somebody with a good eye for art and excellent taste, berated me for not removing the droopy flowers from my FarmVille farm.  These are not real flowers and this is not a … Continue reading

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