[Music] What is serious music?! — Stephen Jones: a blog

Stephen Jones put up a very interesting blog post in October of last year asking an eternal question vexing music fans.

*For main page, click here!* (in main menu, under WAM) I’ve just added a lengthy article on the demotion of WAM, and the flawed concept of “serious music”. It’s based on the stimulating work of Richard Taruskin on the “classical music crisis” prompted by the defection of critics to pop music since the 1960s, as he challenges […]

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