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Friday, May 26, 2006
"Why is your music so effing loud?Ē

And my response to the distinguished UK composer Harrison Birtwistle (I'm sorry---I meant Sir Harrison Birtwistle), who delivered the above rant against pop music:

"Why is your music so effing academic, dry and irrelevant to today's youth?Ē

Discuss...



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