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Who Killed Classical Music?: Maestros, Managers, and Corporate Politics (1996)

by Norman Lebrecht

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Although the UK title of the book refers to "the corporate murder of classical music", the art form has shown continuing signs of life since 1997. The book focuses too much on the problems, although what Mr Lebrecht has to say is always interesting.

The author's blog, Slipped Disc, provides a daily update, with almost overwhelming detail, for those wishing to track the latest developments. ( )
  jcolvin | Jul 27, 2013 |
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Published as When the Music Stops: managers, maestros and the corporate murder of classical music (London, 1996) and Who Killed Classical Music?: maestros, managers, and corporate politics. (NY, 1996)
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The record industry has fallen into the hands of arms producers, music has lost control of its own production. Lebrecht traces the history of the classical music business. He records the final days of serious music as an independent art, and challenges the murderers of classical music.

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