Music in the Mountains

StoneForest, China

Music is an art form whose medium is sound and silence.
Its common elements are pitch (which governs melody and harmony),
rhythm (and its associated concepts tempo, meter, and articulation),
dynamics,
and the sonic qualities of timbre and texture.
The word derives from Greek μουσική mousike; “art of the Muses”.

Fugi
beats a bass drum.

Hawaii
strums calypso.

Catskills
sound the violins.

The Rockies
trumpet horns.

The Smokies
shush their castinettes:
an Appalachian song.

The timbre of the sounds resounds:
redwoods’ bass,
driftwood’s chant.

1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Catherine Johnson
    Apr 04, 2014 @ 15:54:17

    Love this!

    Reply

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