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H.D. Alemann

A Gesture Towards The Idea Of Politics As Music

The ice is near, the loneliness is terrible – but how serenely everything lies in the sunshine! How freely one can breathe! – Nietzsche, Ecce Homo I stand upon a mountain: allow me to broaden the horizon. I wish to write of politics and music. I wish to gesture towards what a musical politics, and a political music, might look like. We are north of the Brenner Pass, having traversed the road that since Roman times has connected the Latin and Germanic worlds through the Alps. We’ve travelled eas