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S4E33: The Meaning of Music | Samuel Andreyev

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24 Jun 2021

1hr 13mins

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S4E33: The Meaning of Music | Samuel Andreyev

24 Jun 2021

1hr 13mins

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Quote

"Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent."

Ideas

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Constraints breed creativity.
We often think that the less constraints there are the better.

And in some cases, you want to break free of your constraints, but in many, they help you become much more creative.

Without constraints, we have nothing to bounce ideas off of. Nothing to make connections with.

We become alone in the wild world of infinite possibilities, and our creative soul gets easily lost.

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Constraints breed creativity.
We often think that the less constraints there are the better.

And in some cases, you want to break free of your constraints, but in many, they help you become much more creative.

Without constraints, we have nothing to bounce ideas off of. Nothing to make connections with.

We become alone in the wild world of infinite possibilities, and our creative soul gets easily lost.

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Music is the language of the soul. No translation needed.
It can make us feel things without the need for us to interpret them, because it speaks to our sense, below our own consciousness.

For two different nations or races to unite, there's no better means than music.

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Music is the language of the soul. No translation needed.
It can make us feel things without the need for us to interpret them, because it speaks to our sense, below our own consciousness.

For two different nations or races to unite, there's no better means than music.

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In order to be properly free in your creative work, there needs to be something predictable in your daily life.
The reality of creative work is that there is chaos and uncertainty with everything you're doing, which requires to be counterbalanced with stability and reliability in daily life.

You want to have order in everything that can be ordered so that you can tolerate the risk that comes with creative work and endeavours.

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In order to be properly free in your creative work, there needs to be something predictable in your daily life.
The reality of creative work is that there is chaos and uncertainty with everything you're doing, which requires to be counterbalanced with stability and reliability in daily life.

You want to have order in everything that can be ordered so that you can tolerate the risk that comes with creative work and endeavours.

Questions

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Can you think of a situation where constraints lead to more creativity?

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Can you think of a situation where constraints lead to more creativity?

What else is in the episode

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How just being creative and good at your job is no longer enough nowadays

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How just being creative and good at your job is no longer enough nowadays

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The importance of genres in creating a listener expectation

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The importance of genres in creating a listener expectation

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How the most important thing to do is to practice relentlessly

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How the most important thing to do is to practice relentlessly

Who is Samuel Andreyev?

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A composer, oboist and professor. His YouTube channel is devoted to analyses of contemporary works as well as interviews with musicians and composers.



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A composer, oboist and professor. His YouTube channel is devoted to analyses of contemporary works as well as interviews with musicians and composers.



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