Month: April 2010

Poem: Always at Work

From the collection “Northern Music: Poems about and inspired by Glenn Gould”. Another poem about Gould’s un-natural and haunting isolation, his constant introverted expression, and also his unique and beautiful interpretations. However, much of the same can be said of…

Does Music Transcend Politics? | Dilettante

Does Music Transcend Politics? | Dilettante. Good post from Dilettante Music blog, posing questions about the place and function of classical music in history and politics. Classical music both transcends politics and is also a product of history and politics,…

The future of serious music | INDenverTimes.com

The future of serious music | INDenverTimes.com. Radio announcers often know little about what they are playing. More detailed and informative background of each piece would certainly help boost classical audience numbers. …it is baffling to me why they do…

White House could help classical music by having fun with it

via White House could help classical music by having fun with it. More innovative ideas for classical music: shorter concerts, crossover genres, popular classical names. I suggest that the White House dispense with classical music convention and start hosting shorter…