The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #55271   Message #859153
Posted By: Deckman
05-Jan-03 - 10:36 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Oh, Had I a Golden Thread (Seeger)
Subject: RE: Origins: OH, HAD I A GOLDEN THREAD
Art ... your comments made me remember an aurgument I heard in music school 100 years ago. It can be said that there are really only 4 melodies in the entire world. All the other melodies are simply variations. And no, I don't remember what the 4 melodies are, but someone else may. CHEERS, Bob