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Music is Hard 46: New Journalism

This week:
Peter Gelb, managing director of New York Metropolitan Opera, has had a rough couple of weeks dealing with journalists. What are the implications for new journalists covering the arts in new kinds of media?

Link:
Alex Ross: “Crack-up at the Met”

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Music is Hard 31: Trivia

This week:
We agree that musicians have a responsibility to know certain details about the music we make, but how much can we reasonably expect of audiences? Should they know or care about the same trivia that musicians do? Tim wins arguments on the blog of a Pulitzer-winning composer (hint: not Dave).

Links:
Michael Colgrass: Can Classical Music Match the Power of Movies (comments)

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