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GG- Imcomprovisition

>> Bruce Petherick writes: "This point about revision brings up the
>>discussions regarding improvisation/composition and their temporal
>>relationship ie comoposition is improvisation frozen and improvisation is
>>"real-time" composition."

It's a slight non-sequiter, but the above reminded me of a quote I've
always liked, pretty good for off the top of the head: asked to define, in
fifteen seconds, the difference between composition and improvisation, jazz
musician Steve Lacey responded (paraphrasing; I've lost the exact words):

"The difference is that in composition, you have as long as you want to
decide what to say in fifteen seconds. In improvisation, you have fifteen

regards, Josh Randall