Less is More – Minimalism in Music

I wrote a post on IG this morning about humility. It featured the image at the above – the earth as seen from Saturn. Gaining a new perspective on our delicate existence gives us a fresh take on how “important” we are. We take simple things and make them exponentially more complicated.

I have always been fascinated by the musical form of minimalism. Basically, it is the art of using repeated patterns to express a thought or feeling. There are minor deviations to the melodic structure but the harmonic core still remains the same. As I reflected on the frailness of my existence, I sat down to the piano and carved out some ideas by only using 3 chords. How does this song make you feel? I want to know.

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