Monthly Archives: September 2011

Towards A New Politics Of Art Music: III

This is my third and final post exploring the state of classical music culture from a socio-political perspective. The first was a critique of modernist tendencies, the second was a critique of postmodern tendencies, but this post aims to deal … Continue reading

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Towards A New Politics Of Art Music: II

This is the second in my trio of posts attempting to impose socio-political paradigms on contemporary classical culture, with the hopes of encouraging a more active sense of critical judgement concerning the politics implicit in all artistic disciplines. The first … Continue reading

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Towards A New Politics Of Art Music: I

I have been meaning to attempt an explicitly political post for a long time now. As new and exciting things continue to happen in unusual places throughout the musical world, the socio-political potential of such a movement has grown both … Continue reading

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