Thursday, June 07, 2007

We are all Mozart


'Dennis Báthory-Kitsz has campaigned for supporting music by local composers, and this is a fine way of finding common ground with local musicians. Musicians outside of major cultural centers may often appear to be conservative in their programming preferences, but I've often had the startling experience that their scenes are, in fact, less hardened by brand marking and preconception about what repertoire is "appropriate" or not. The result is that musicians in Jackson, Mississippi or Santa Cruz, California, or Hoefgen-Kadisch in rural Saxony can do things that would be impossible in New York or Vienna.The image above is Dennis's bumper sticker. You can order or download your own from his website' ~ Daniel Wolf writing on Renewable Music endorses my How green was your concert post.

Now read about the dangers of shuffle maestros.
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