Contemporary Music’s Hope: Large or Small?

Well, I just don’t know whether my morale is lifted or despir­ited by this morning’s New York Times article.

I’ve argued before in my pod­cast Cre­ativ­ity and Com­po­si­tion (avail­able here) that we live in an excit­ing time for com­posers, in that we can instantly spread our com­po­si­tions around the world via online means.

But are we really the equiv­a­lent of sand­lot base­ball play­ers? What do you think?

About Richard D. Russell

This was written by Richard D. Russell, New York City based composer of fine music.