Nobody Ever Builds a Statue to a Critic

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Monday, May 14, 2012

An exploration of composers’ critiques, evaluations, and responses to their contemporaries.

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Comments [4]

SteveNYC

Nobody ever built a statue to a music critic.

Really?

Ever hear of Bernard Shaw?

http://www.google.com/search?q=bernard+shaw+statue&hl=en&client=firefox-a&hs=xWD&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&prmd=imvnso&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=4HS0T72VEsXe6QGLyaXbDw&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ

May. 16 2012 11:55 PM
Hell's Kitchen

How could you not like Debussy's "La Mer"? It's majestic. It would be like not liking Victor Hugo (who also had a tremendous affinity for the sea)!

Signed,
Lover of all things Impressionist :)

May. 16 2012 11:29 PM
WQXR

@Amanda,

Try emailing comments@exploringmusic.org with your question and hopefully they can help you since we don't archive the audio for this show on our site. I hope that helps!

May. 15 2012 04:40 PM
Amanda

Hi -- Around 11:30 tonight, you said a great quote. Unfortunately, I can't remember it since I was in the car. It had to do with the "parents" of various arts. Science's parents are 'this', math's parents are 'this'... and Music's parents are the "undetermined" ones or something of the like. Would love to know what the quote was. It was while talking about Don Giovanni.
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May. 15 2012 12:12 AM

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