06. March 2007 · Comments Off · Categories: imported, Ramble

If you program a new work on a symphony concert, it’s probably best to notify the audience sooner than right before the concert. I’d love to hear from some orchestra members … was the work really that awful?

I’ve certainly played some works that I wish had never been composed, but I think it’s best to go through with it. Let the audience and reviewers tell the tale.

Or, to be honest, let time tell the tale. If it’s a hit 100 years from now, well, there you go! :-)
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