If you’ve ever enjoyed a deep scalp massage you’ll know there’s little comparison between that and scratching your own head when washing your hair.
The difference between the two is obvious. The first is an unexpected pleasure. You cannot know what to expect so you close your eyes and relax.
The same is true for music.
When we hear a fresh new rendition of a familiar symphony we’re hoping for unexpected pleasures: a new interpretation of a classic work that surprises and delights us.
It’s the unexpected pleasures in life that really float my boat.