and their changes.
"Phases, movements, processes, steps or stages
and their changes."
The five elements — wood, metal, water, earth and fire —
represent a 1000-year-old philosophical concept from East Asia
Five! Maybe you've heard about them before. The five elements — wood, metal, water, earth and fire — represent a 1000-year-old philosophical concept from East Asia. A concept that is primarily about phases, movements, processes, steps or stages and their changes. Five provides a perspective today on the concept of the five elements, but its historical allusions should not be overly emphasized. As a result, upon hearing five unusual pieces of electronic music, you will be able to dive into that world of sound.
Relationships, cycles, evolution
Each of the five pieces of Each of the five pieces of Five stands for one of the five elements. The original concept was that each of the five pieces is related to the others — directly, indirectly or in cycles. One element can create, weaken, control or damage the other elements.
"... what seems monotonous is yet subtle,
unsteady and constantly changing.
From the end of one piece
comes the starting point of the next."
Each piece has its own character and is part of a cyclical process or a kind of evolution — what seems monotonous is yet subtle, unsteady and constantly changing. From the end of one piece comes the starting point of the next.
You can listen to Five if you want to simply relax or wind-down. Whether you follow the cycle for the whole 50 minutes, leading you from one element to another, or listen to just one or two pieces to make a little musical journey, that's up to you. Find out what is good for you. If you so desire, you can pay attention to the relationship of the individual pieces to each other. There is no end to the process. The next time you listen to Five, everything will have changed — the time, the detail, the rhythm and the relationship of one piece to another.
Wood. Green, brown
Metal. White, silver
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