, or gotten a lobotomy, but paint me orange if this didn’t make me happy:
And for context, here‘s the description:
What we’re looking at here is sprechstimme, or speech-song….a musical tradition with a rich history. 20th-century Czech composer Leos Janacek looked to the rhythms and patterns of everyday speech for his groundbreaking opera Jenufa, attempting to ground opera in a new language of naturalism. The way we stumble over thoughts, repeat phrases in loops as we search for the words to match our next thought, circled around the same basic premise, accentuate a point once we think we have found our groove — all of this makes for rich musical raw material.