Architecture Is Frozen Music

Imagine the following scenario. There are some problems with it, but you’ll get the point.

The Berlin Philharmonic has the only sheet music for Mozart’s Requiem. One day, a fire destroys the last 10 pages.

Angela Merkel announces that the National Treasure will be restored within 3 years, before the World Music Festival in Berlin in 2023.

The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung proposes that Philip Glass rewrite the ending in a minimalist style appropriate for our time.

(continue reading at the CNU Public Square)

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One Response to Architecture Is Frozen Music

  1. Justin Lee Miller says:

    If the French government does anything other than restore it to the way it was, they should just raise it to the ground…don’t leave it to the vultures and parasites.

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