Drum Spontaneously or Improvisationally, especially to be part of the Spirit’s ‘New Song’
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Spontaneous ‘improvised’ Drums can be part of the Spirit’s ‘New Song’
“Spontaneous Music,” whether it is anointed and prophetic because it is a Spirit-kind-of ode or a completely different-in-kind “New (a) Song,” or it is simply improvised music created by man’s “might and power” resources and ability, is essentially defined as “music performed or occurring as a result of sudden inner impulse or inclination and without premeditation or external stimulus,” per the Oxford English and Spanish Dictionary. It’s really no different than “musical improvisation or extemporization, which is the creative activity of immediate ‘in the moment’ musical composition, which combines performance with communication of emotions and instrumental technique as well as spontaneous response to other musicians.” <Notes> a) chadash, kainos: fresh, completely different-in-kind, unprecedented, sharing nothing with its predecessors, unique, and superior, b) Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, and Romantic periods.
Another definition is “a performance given extempore without planning or preparation, but also to play or sing extemporaneously, by inventing variations on a melody or creating new melodies, rhythms, and harmonies. Improvisation is a major part of blues, rock, jazz, and jazz fusion. . . . Throughout the Western art music tradition (b) . . . improvisation was a valued skill . . . And some contemporary composers of the 20th and 21st century have increasingly included improvisation. In Indian, Iranian, Afghan, Pakistani, and Bangladeshi classical music, the raga is the melodic framework for improvisation and composition. They even have computer algorithms to improvise on existing music,” all this per Wikipedia.
However, for the Christian musician do we want to be stuck with just improvisation the rest of the world defines as “Spontaneous Music?” Absolutely not! Read the next BLOG, because the answer is to make your “New Song” a “Spirit-kind-of Ode” by having it become Anointed and Prophetic!
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