- How can simple be complex?
- A common rhythm is simple but syncopating it makes it complex
- Two separate moods can be simple but make them contrast and it becomes complex
- Have one idea and it is simple but having more than one idea and then layering them makes it complex
- A song without any dynamics is simple but once you decorate the piece with simple dynamics, it makes the song complex
- A piece without a basso continuo is simple but when it is added, it becomes complex