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  • n. The property of being eventful.


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  • For some of us, eventfulness is boring, contrast is unnecessary, and we're interested in the aspects of music that don't relate to time, Gann comments.

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  • Kyle Gann had a post this past week on the idea of "eventfulness," riffing on interviews he's been doing with Robert Ashley.

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  • Here's Ashley's words: The only thing that's interesting to me right now is that, up to me and a couple of other guys, music had always been about the eventfulness: like, when things happened, and if they happened, whether they would be a surprise, or an enjoyment, or something like that ...

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  • That interplay between eventfulness and time is what I love about it.

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  • In other words, a reassurance that one is experiencing the proper level of eventfulness.

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  • Yet I think there's something more here than just the exigencies of the story; there's an appetite for birth to be rendered realistically, as though its proper eventfulness has been recognised.

    Why we can't get enough of childbirth on TV

  • Long and anxiously have we anticipated this day - this hour, fraught wth so much eventfulness and full of so much mmeaning

    Valedictory to Faculty, President and Class,May 20th 1858

  • I am struck by the eventfulness and tension in so much of your family's lives.

    Christopher's Story Part 1

  • The overall eventfulness of the dance, however, remains.

    Da Noise and Da Punk

  • Ereignis is Dasein's irruption into being in its sheer unmasterable eventfulness, the incalculable happening of Dasein's disclosedness.


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