Phonies

Euphony, cacophony, monophony, homophony, polyphony, heterophony — musical sound has many guises. But let’s start with the basic building block: noise. Mostly it’s nasty: A sound of any kind, esp. a loud, harsh, or unpleasant one. (Oxford English Dictionary) Though it has had its good side, too: It ceas’d: yet still the sails made on A […]