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Daß es Funktioniert

Some time back, my composition class in Freiburg was visited by an East German composer of some renown. A wild-eyed student asked the composer what the most important thing was for him in his music. The composer thought and said, “Daß es funktioniert” = “that it works.” This has always stayed with me: the notion […]

Posted on December 15, 2011 at 11:04 am by rachmiel · Permalink