Robert Ashley Quote

This fact, the surfacing of structure in an undeliberate action, is too big to take on here, but it was enough to convince me that the structuralists—the advocates of planning music before you hear or care what the plan gives you—were right: do not rely on unplanned music; it comes out as though it were planned, but planned by someone you cross the street to avoid.


liner notes to Automatic Writing (1996), referring to both automatic writing and the piece Automatic Writing.

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This fact, the surfacing of structure in an undeliberate action, is too big to take on here, but it was enough to convince me that the...

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This fact, the surfacing of structure in an undeliberate action, is too big to take on here, but it was enough to convince me that the...

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This fact, the surfacing of structure in an undeliberate action, is too big to take on here, but it was enough to convince me that the...

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This fact, the surfacing of structure in an undeliberate action, is too big to take on here, but it was enough to convince me that the...