Even if it isn’t it opens up an interesting set of questions; is there really such a thing as bad music? And, if there is, what kind of criteria do you judge the music by to deem it unacceptable? [...]
RT @horseysurprise : All atonal composers do is throw the white keys and black keys in a cardboard box and shake them around and then they l… 3 weeks ago
Someone behind me in line at the taco place is singing A Flock of Seagulls. 1 month ago
…not all atonal music is good music. In fact, most contemporary music is not very good. The average concert of newly written music will probably include several pieces that are mediocre, if not just plain awful; if you are lucky, it may contain one or two wonderful pieces. This has been the case for newly written music of all historical periods, and the present is no exception.