The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #161064   Message #3824611
Posted By: GUEST,keberoxu
05-Dec-16 - 09:34 AM
Thread Name: Music as torture?
Subject: RE: Music as torture?
My music history professor at university, a spirited stand-up-comic-manqué, used to describe scholarly, painstakingly prepared performances of music of a certain vintage, with this irony:

"This is dead music, and we will now show you how it died."