I need some catching up! (avant-garde classical music)

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it wld render the noxious pseudo demography of audience ish that's so common kind of redundant

ogmor, Friday, 27 April 2012 11:36 (six years ago) Permalink

it's like a counter to "the plain reader be damned"

seapunk run. run punk run! (Noodle Vague), Friday, 27 April 2012 11:42 (six years ago) Permalink

I didn't like the Grauniad piece because it only really seeks to paint a picture of contemporary classical as a sort of hip sidecar adjunct to pop; it's full of "b-b-but the ideas of composer X can be heard radiating through to the work of Guardian-reader-friendly-rock act Y"-type getout clauses.

Here he is with the classic "Poème Électronique." Good track (Marcello Carlin), Friday, 27 April 2012 12:51 (six years ago) Permalink

yeah, that aspect of it reads like marketing rather than criticism.

sarahell, Friday, 27 April 2012 18:21 (six years ago) Permalink

I think Service's piece is great and only briefly does it touch upon pop culture

my father will guide me up the stairs to bed (anagram), Friday, 27 April 2012 23:48 (six years ago) Permalink

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