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what is the musical equivalent of Impressionism?

Post by logancircle » Mon Nov 06, 2006 12:36 pm

What is the musical equivalent of Image ?
Wikipedia says: "Characteristics of Impressionist painting include visible brushstrokes, light colors, open composition... ordinary subject matter, and unusual visual angles." I tend to think of it as a consciously distorted representation of something that has already been captured realistically (it's not only that, of course). Nirvana?
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Post by inverseroom » Mon Nov 06, 2006 12:37 pm

Jazz from the sixties. Rigid structure but the details are extemporaneous and chaotic.

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Post by Wilkesin » Mon Nov 06, 2006 12:46 pm

emo indie rock
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Post by JASIII » Mon Nov 06, 2006 12:50 pm

Wilkesin wrote:emo indie rock
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My first thought was Coltrane

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Post by FlowersForHuman » Mon Nov 06, 2006 1:11 pm

Debussy.

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Post by kayagum » Mon Nov 06, 2006 1:18 pm

In classical music, Debussy and Ravel.

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Post by Professor T » Mon Nov 06, 2006 1:29 pm

The Flaming Lips

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Post by logancircle » Mon Nov 06, 2006 1:32 pm

Professor T wrote:The Flaming Lips
Good call.
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Post by kweis7 » Mon Nov 06, 2006 1:36 pm

FYI, check out www.naxos.com. It is a classical lable. For $20/year you can listen to anything in their catalog, which is extensive. I do web stuff for a day gig and listen to 40/hrs of music a week at work so this has been a great way to check out some classical stuff as I work. I'm diggin Charles Ives.

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Post by I'm Painting Again » Mon Nov 06, 2006 1:40 pm

That painting makes me think of Iron Maiden but done on piano and trombone with the power solos on sax..

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Post by kayagum » Mon Nov 06, 2006 1:42 pm

In modern band-driven music, anything ambient.

My Bloody Valentine? Brian Eno?

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Post by AstroDan » Mon Nov 06, 2006 2:34 pm

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Post by effector » Mon Nov 06, 2006 2:43 pm

my first thought was eno. (how cliche!)
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