'Traditional (artisan) cultures are concerned with the production of OBJECTS for long-term USE. Modernist (industrial) cultures by contrast are concerned with the production of OBJECTS for short-term CONSUMPTION. These produce very different worlds for us to inherit or to live in.'
Classical music is meant for long-term use, since it is based upon universal patterns of perception and experience. It is a product of an artisan culture.
The architect Léon Krier about the confusion of concepts: