The Classical Revolution (Revised & Expanded Edition)
By John Borstlap
Thoughts on New Music in the 21st Century
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The Classical Revolution contains essays by a prominent contemporary composer that offer a thought-provoking exploration of a current trend in classical music. Author John Borstlap advocates a departure from the atonal characteristics typical of modern music and a return to more traditional forms. His treatise introduces new composers, reveals instances of institutional biases, and examines issues of cultural identity, musical meaning, and the aesthetics of beauty.