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Dead White Composers

Talks with a personal dimension. Simon Zagorski-Thomas thinks we fail to treat the study of popular music with the seriousness it deserves.

Simon Zagorski-Thomas thinks we fail to treat the study of popular music with the seriousness it deserves because we overvalue classical music studies.

"It seems to be up to the younger universities to take the lead in analysing musical forms that live outside of the world of the classical score and to create a musicology that is more relevant to our experience of music now."

Producer: Sheila Cook.

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Wed 20 Apr 2016 20:45

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