02. August 2007 · Comments Off on Silence Matters · Categories: News, Ramble, Read!

Skillful composers have long used silence to build a sense of anticipation. Some of music’s finest moments are spent in transition – waiting, in essence, for the other shoe to drop.


So not only is it important to rest my embouchure (Gee, I thought it was all about the oboist!), but the brain likes the silence too, eh?

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