“At the outset we have to remind ourselves that rhythm is not a factor essentially musical. Psychologically it is the apotheosis of the act of attention—
attention at its greatest tension.”
– George Coleman Gow, “Rhythm: The Life of Music,”
in The Musical Quarterly, vol. 1, no. 4 (October 1915), pp. 637.
2 thoughts on “Resonant Thoughts: George Coleman Gow’s “Rhythm: The Life Of Music” (1915)”
Listening and connected, as in music, as in life.
Well put Robert