The question of leading tones came
up in the class in experimental
composition that I give at the New
“You surely aren’t
talking about ascending half-steps in
diatonic music. Is
it not true that anything leads
to whatever follows?”
situation is more complex,
for things also lead backwards
This also does not give a picture
that corresponds with reality.
For, it is said,
the Buddha’s enlightenment
penetrated in every direction to
every point in space and time.