Musicological Purpose?

Is musicological literature valued based on some logical framework of excellence and insight, or is it really a contest of who can write most inspirationally and eloquently?  I’m reminded of a certain presidential candidate whom I support enthusiastically. Then again, maybe while writing about art, it’s ones duty to try to enhance the inspiration encouraged […]


Somebody please remind me to write about the difference between the Internet generation’s cultural nostalgia versus that of those coming before. It’s a profound shift in the national rhetoric, and it’s positively fascinating. Technology is a vehicle to organize people who have otherwise been manipulated and culturally defined a priori by major national corporations.