This is the KLANGBAUM!

Rendered on 2022-10-16, Prickle-Prickle, the 70th day of Bureaucracy in the YOLD 3188


In this page I've collected some quotes that fit well in the way I approach things like programming, listening to music, composing music, thinking, researching, ...
What we observe is not nature itself, but nature exposed to our method of questioning. Werner Heisenberg
One man's noise may be another man's signal. Unknown
To stubbornly conditioned ears, anything new in music has always been called noise. But after all what is music but organized noises? Edgard Varèse
I am interested in perceptible processes. I want to be able to hear the process happening throughout the music. To facilitate closely detailed listening a musical process should happen extremely gradually. Steve Reich
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. Albert Einstein
Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes. Oscar Wilde
Documentation is a love letter that you write to your future self. Damian Conway
Perfection is achieved not when there is nothing more to add, but rather when there is nothing more to take away. Antoine de Saint-Exupery
The most damaging phrase in the language is.. it's always been done this way Grace Hopper
I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I’m frightened of the old ones. John Cage
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music. Aldous Huxley
New methods change the experience, and new experiences change man. Whenever we hear sounds, we are changed, we are no longer the same, and this is more the case when we hear organized sounds; music. Karlheinz Stockhausen