Classical vs. Classic Rock- Western Musics & Tensions | Learning in Public 11

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~About this episode~

Exploring the wild and ordered elements of life, the formed and the hidden,

the traditional and the restless, via Western classical and “classic rock” musics.

 

 

Some approximate time stamps of themes discussed:

 

20:00

the 1960s

 

29:00

John on the counter-culture, notion there was no prior “culture” to counter

 

32:00

our current pro-Western independent arts & media can’t be hijacked by corporations

 

40:00 

Joujouka music of Morocco, Westerners’ fascination with “the other”

 

45:00

Wildness doesn’t make sense without perimeter then clarifies “dark”

Chaos and meaning

 

1:10

Some of my takes on rock music

 

1:17:30

rock musicians as latest iteration of Western Romanticism

 

1:25:00

exploratory nature of rock music 

 

1:28:30

uses and limits of “Faustian” as term to describe Western man

 

1:32:30

John on why he likes classical

 

1:37:00

John on harmony, “local imbalances”

 

1:40:00

John returns to what he likes in classical music 

 

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