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Old 04-01-2012, 11:02 AM   #19
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Look at Classical/Western Art Music.

Composers progressively used bigger orchestras to get a wider range of tone colours.

Strauss got up to 100+ by the time of the Alpine Symphony... including a separate horn section outside the hall for a different sound.

Mahler had huge orchestras as well.

Then Schoenberg threw out harmony as we knew it altogether...

Stravinsky caused a riot with a ballet...

All before we had Jazz... which brought on a completely different and new set of progressions... then rock, then hip-hop etc etc bull.... whatever.

The nature of culture and art is that it evolves with society and science and history.

My band - Ex Curia - Prog in an Opeth meets Karnivool meets Porcupine Tree meets Tool kind of way
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