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How is one to enjoy listening to the piece “Epigrams: I. –” by Elliott Carter?

How am I supposed to appreciate or enjoy listening to Epigrams: I. – composed by Elliot Carter, from his Late Works (2017) album? Is there a certain way of listening or do you need specific knowledge ...
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How can I hear Dissonant Postmodern Music as blissful uplifting music? [closed]

Preface: I ask this as a devil's advocate; so please don't challenge my premise of trying to hear Dissonant Postmodern Music (hereafter DPM) as merry, enraptured, paradisical music, e.g. that by ...
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Why don't we hear Dissonant Postmodern Music as merry uplifting music?

Reddit comments argue that for Dissonant Postmodern Music (abbreviated to DPM), enjoyment: should mean 'appreciated, not necessarily enjoyed. If you feel a deep unease while listening and are quite ...