Thursday, October 30, 2008
Gestures from a museum?
Incoming New York Philharmonic music director Alan Gilbert divides music into 'museum' or 'laboratory' - meaning 'traditional' or 'contemporary'. I wonder where that puts, for example, The Art of Fugue or Gesualdo's Tenebrae Responsories? Coming to that, not all contemporary music is straight from the laboratory.
Any copyrighted material on these pages is included as "fair use", for the purpose of study, review or critical analysis only, and will be removed at the request of copyright owner(s). Report broken links, missing images and errors to - overgrownpath at hotmail dot co dot uk