Jacques Attali explains this initial sacrificial function of music was a substitute for earlier human sacrifices. In a process of ritualisation music became a simulacrum for ritual murder. ‘Noise is violence: it disturbs. To make noise is to interrupt a transmission, to disconnect, to kill.
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#Jacques Attali
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