here's a whole 'nother way of looking at things.
Overture to the Schillinger System
Henry Cowell (~1941)
The Schillinger System makes a positive approach to the theory of musical composition by offering possibilities for choice and development by the student, instead of the rules hedged round with prohibitions, limitations and exceptions, which have characterized conventional studies. Read more about overture to the schillinger system by henry cowell (1941)