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In this section we will look at the relationship between sound and music
in large-scale structures while reiterating some of the characteristics
of what we have called sound. We shall suggest the term ``musical timbre''
to characterize the similar elements in musics which sound the same.
We shall establish a need for a certain scale-independent uniformity in
a piece of music which will also imply a certain uniformity in our perception.
We shall suggest that such uniformity in music and perception
suggests the unity of form and material through self-similar structures.
We shall also suggest that the unity of
material and organization (which we believe is the concept underlying
serialism) seems to be a natural base for a theory of
composition for electronic and computer music.