I spent all of 2 hours passing through Manhattan arriving in at JFK back in the 70s but enough for a chapter in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas had he needed the material.(bit of an exaggeration ,but maybe a page or two)Manhattan traffic noise, very differentiated by neighborhood as it happens, has a very distinct, and in my opinion pleasant and alive quality (or rather qualities?) that I both enjoyed and miss greatly. The City never lets you forget that it is a very _living_ entity.
Would I be right to think that the melody in that progression is carried on the two highest notes of the two chords?
The notes get held over, so the sound is always this clustery chord thing. The e's are an octave apart. There is not a traditional melody / harmony separation in this piece, its just ambient soundWould I be right to think that the melody in that progression is carried on the two highest notes of the two chords?
Iow does the melody in this instance go from E to E?
Is that how the human ear works normally?
Do the lower notes in chords mainly provide ambient sound and harmony/discord?
Well Brian Eno is a fan and I am a fan** of Brian Eno."John Cage could sure write a snappy little tune" said no-one ever.