Is it easier to hate music because it’s beautiful?
A few moments ago, I received a PR email with the suspicious subject line “Pop Concert Line-up On PBS—Begins December 3.” Now, for as much as I love Babs and the Boss, I found myself getting a little irritated that PBS was presenting these concerts…
I’ve travelled to San Francisco and Boston to hear new music in the past few weeks, but as wonderful as those experiences were, it’s a heck of a lot easier to listen to recordings if the repertoire you’re seeking is available that way.
Yale throws out music school tuition, librarian throws out new music recommendations, and two new bloggers toss around some gratis thoughts as well…
How CDs misrepresent music.
In September 2006, yet two more symphony halls will open in major population areas in the United States, so why does the media keep saying classical music is dying?
Big money, sweaty musicians, drug busts, and the complete works of John Cage.
Maybe the new establishment isn’t quite where you think it is.
The buzz for the Fiery Furnaces’ new disc, Rehearsing My Choir, is shooting its way through the music community. Could failure in one genre mean success in another?
Perhaps if we had to travel further away to hear a concert, we’d value the experience more.