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Alex Ross and His Useless Advocacy of Modernist Music

On Sunday November 28th , the Guardian published a piece by Alex Ross titled,  “Why Do We Hate Modern Classical Music?” First of all, the title of the article by Mr. Ross is misplaced — people don’t “hate” modern classical music, they are just indifferent to so much of it. It’s very frustrating to see him, like so many others before…

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Pippo’s Met Debut

“His musical merits have mostly to do with style, for the voice, though neither small nor ugly, is not an organ of great beauty.” Virgil Thomson in the New York Herald Tribune reviewing GDS’s Met debut on February 25, 1948 How would you like to have this brilliant insight following you through all eternity?

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