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When creating a radio playlist one always has to make sure to sequence songs in a meaningful way. The dynamics of their interaction is critical. There should be not too many fast pieces played back to back, nor too many ballads one after the other. Fast and slow, soft and loud should be sequenced in a logical manner. Ideally, leading to a climax through one or more crescendos of songs.
This week we have decided to create a playlist in which each song contains a remarkable crescendo... A playlist featuring only compositions that start slow and then build up and build up, sometimes slowly sometimes fast, but always inexorably.
Ben Allison "Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" 0:00
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