"anymore than the rhythmic pulsing of an internal combustion engine is musical!"
It depends a lot on the internal combustion engine to which one is listening
John Deere hit and miss engine:
Or Bach Prelude Number One from the Forty Eight
Okay the John Deere has a primitive techno aspect to it, but one is music and the other is simply a joyful sound if you like old internal combustion engines [which I do!].
ATB from George