autogenesis

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au·to·gen·e·sis

 (ô′tō-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs) also au·tog·e·ny (ô-tŏj′ə-nē)
au′to·ge·ne′tic (-jə-nĕt′ĭk) adj.
au′to·ge·net′i·cal·ly adv.

autogenesis

(ˌɔːtəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs) or

autogeny

n
(Biology) another word for abiogenesis1
autogenetic adj
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Noun1.autogenesis - a hypothetical organic phenomenon by which living organisms are created from nonliving matterautogenesis - a hypothetical organic phenomenon by which living organisms are created from nonliving matter
organic phenomenon - (biology) a natural phenomenon involving living plants and animals
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When I listen to Wolpe's music I am often struck by the way the musical gestures seem to be motivated autogenetically, not by the composer's invisible hand, but as if the music were a play of agents creating form; and not by design, but by mutual engagement and interaction--something Wolpe called "the panorama of activities.