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Showing posts with label music and economics. Show all posts
Showing posts with label music and economics. Show all posts
An Orchestra Disappears

An Orchestra Disappears

Whenever I see an orchestra in concert or watch a clip of a particularly engaged orchestra, such as that of musicAeterna I put up the other day, I am again struck with what a wondrous thing a fine or…

Radio Play

Radio Play

This is a postscript to my post the other day on music and business. Somewhere I was saying I wish we had some hard data and lo and behold Ted Gioia shared this table on his blog that a reader sent: …

Music and Business

Music and Business

I am including a link to a new essay by Ted Gioia in the Friday Miscellanea tomorrow, but there is one phrase from it, the last one in fact, that I want to just muse on for a bit. music is too powerf…

A Socio-Economic Theory of Guitar

A Socio-Economic Theory of Guitar

I had an odd thought I wanted to share: I notice that fine classical guitarists seem to come in waves from different parts of the world. Here they are over the last hundred years. First wave from Spa…