sorry I did not respond sooner, well I've always believed the sciences as very close to music, I'm not alone, modernity has taught us this, and with acoustic, and just intonation, measuring proportions and all the work with computers, there is still much to do. Many composers have given up, and simply want to perform OK, it's hard to keep the fidelity to the subject. . . Well I'm in no hurry. . .
The crux of the problem is to remain close to the sciences, and not get bogged as Stockhausen with all sorts of pseudo-cosmology, taking whatever brings the most drama and leaving the difficult bits to someone else, Who? another artist. or physicist.. . . . the music comes from the science, from the proportions you work at, from waves, and the study of waves,acoustics, their overtone shapes,timbres,phase transitions, entropy, why things fall apart,become more complex. . . well as an artist you can control this, but you want to be informed by what's real, by the quantum reality of things, and demise. . .It's a multiple subject that you need to choose how you approach it,What you study, for sciences are endless. . . Well that's art, every composer chooses all the time, their materials, and the road they go down. .. . .Just as a virtuoso must economize their practice time, how long to stay at a piece, when, and how to learn the music, This gets better with time, but the problems are always there, that is if you believe that great music is a challenge, and never ends its readings of what it is.. . . .
Bach had this idea of approaching the Infinite,or some call it-- God , but we are Finite Beings, so Bach simply tried his hand at whatever there was endlessly, the true Spirit of finding God or "G(o)d" then is the work, the process of what this brings to you as a composer. . .and you need to keep the fidelity to this subject your whole long life. . .
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