25. March 2010 · 2 comments · Categories: Quotes

There are two ideas about classical music that I hate, loathe and abominate: that this music is somehow “civilized” and that it’s somehow “relaxing.”

Somehow, classical music is what kids are supposed to listen to – if we want them to be responsible, sober and hardworking. Somehow, classical music is supposed to be the ultimate tranquilizer for the addled and the sleepless.

I read it here.


  1. I thought at first it was something you’d written – obviously you and this guy are soulmates! 😉 It *could* have come out of your mouth…um…off your keyboard?

    (I agree too, by the way, but it’s just that I see you expressing these sentiments often on the blog)

  2. Yeah, my sentiments … but not my words. He uses bigger words! 🙂