Wednesday, 28 November 2018

The fate of greatness

What are the chances that a truly great work of art, let us say: a great work of serious art music, gets a chance to be understood and appreciated even, in the conditions of the world of today? And how were such chances in the past, before the onslaughts of modernity?

An interesting article about such questions in the field of literature, but equally valid for music:
 
https://www.nybooks.com/daily/2018/11/27/is-literary-glory-worth-chasing/

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