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New and Rediscovered Zeitgebers in Recent Music

The music most familiar to me is the audible music made by humans, but the only necessary condition I can imagine for music is time. It may be true that music can best be perceived through our sense of hearing, by making time audible, within a certain range along the spectrum of frequencies, and that it thus becomes our primary model. When we listen to music, we are indeed 'listening to time.' But when we listen to, or perceive time in some other way and react thereto, by the same token perhaps we are also listening to music.