In a lengthy piece about the Dutch arts cuts American blogger Matthew Guerrieri labels my post Classical music must put its house in order as "disingenuous or, I think, missing the point". But Matthew disingenuously fails to mention a 'tweet' which is linked from my follow up article. It comes from a certain American blogger who also seems to be missing the point. Here is Alex Ross' 'tweet' verbatim -
Wise words from @overgrownpath on how the classical community should respond to Dutch music cuts and other crises: http://tiny.cc/cf9h6As expected the UK government also announced massive public spending cuts on Wednesday (Oct 20). At this early stage the mainstream media is the best source on their possible impact. That is the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band above. As they famously sang - No matter who you vote for the government always gets in.
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