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Songcraft: Still

Exploring the emotional center of a song

We can talk extensively about the mechanics of a song as we did in the previous episode of Songcraft. That can be useful, but focusing exclusively on this is to mistake the reflection of the moon in the millpond for the moon itself. Music is perhaps the best vehicle we have for externalizing an emotion, capturing it in a repeatable form that can be revi…

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