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Friday, October 19, 2012

John Adams: Composing an American Life

My fellow Americans,

A fab discussion on art, music, culture in/and American life:



This bit is particularly relevant:

"... If Barack Obama or John Kerry, God forbid had said that they liked Beethoven, their poll numbers woulda dropped to the floor!...  We have this suspicion about culture.  That there's something vaguely subversive or morally lax about art... We're a country that was founded by religious zealots and venture capitalists... That lingering anti-intellectualism has great presence in America..."

What a great interview!



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