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Classical Notes

Background music brought to the fore

By Richard Dyer
Globe Staff / July 22, 2005

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Brian Eno created ''Music for Airports" in 1978. It was one of his first exercises in ''ambient music" -- music meant to ''accommodate many levels of listening attention, without enforcing one in particular," he wrote in his now famous liner notes to the album. ''It must be as ignorable as it is interesting." (Full article: 1029 words)

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