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Clusterstock links to what is supposedly economist Paul Krugmans' Amazon wish list. I agree it's a bit on the "wussy new age" side of the musical spectrum. But hey, even mine is idiosyncratic (and reminds me I still want to buy the punk rock version of West Side Story.
Composer David Schiff comments about The Rest Is Noise: Instead of examining how Louis Armstrong, Bessie Smith, Jelly Roll Morton and Duke Ellington, among others, cultivated the new form to an astonishing early maturity, he focuses on the trans-atlantic imitations of Satie, Stravinsky, Milhaud, Poulenc, Hindemith and Weill.
I've decided to catalog every link I find related to American classical music (as well as standout tracks from lala). More or less. Until I get bored with delicious again. Still, it seems like a better idea than trying to compensate for my underdeveloped sense of identity.
Renegade photographers run amok at Alice Tully Hall. Me, I still don't know what to make of the guy behind me at Music in Twelve Parts who described how he was appalled when some kid wore a white t-shirt.