Preludes to the Postmodern in Music

aka Har$
22 min readNov 6, 2021

from: Emergence at the frontiers and in fringes & trenches of contemporary music

“We must listen to the voices that seem useless.
In brains full of long sewer pipes
of school wall, tarmac and welfare papers
the buzzing of insects must enter.
We must fill […] the ears of all of us with things
that are the beginning of a great dream […]
and stretch the corners of the soul like an endless sheet.”
(from: Andrey Tarkovski’s Nostalghia, 1983)

One may wonder whether not at all times in history mankind has been looking back upon the era spanning her…



aka Har$

is Harold Schellinx, a writer, artist, scientist living, working & roaming Amsterdam & elsewhere (