Silence is a key ingredient of music. We tend to think of music as sound when really it’s what’s happening around the sound and in its absence that puts the notes in sharper relief. When you have sound and silence working together it’s a game of contrasts, of depth and resonance, and it’s this that makes music so powerful.

To read the full post, go to: Shh! Can you hear it? Why the bits of silence in-between the notes are just as important as the notes themselves


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I'm Dr Kate Paine, an Australian musician, educator, and writer living in Meilen, Switzerland,

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