July 02, 2009

The In Crowd

Mr. Glass agrees that there is a growing willingness to fund new music. "...The real thing about commissions is to be in a cycle of demand and supply."

Mr. Asia advises young composers to get in the habit of talking to people outside the music world -- to lawyers, doctors and hedge-fund managers -- to foster a culture of patronage.

The Wall Street Journal, July 2, 2009

Do you think Frederic Jameson would be a good ice-breaker with the hedge-fund managers?

1 comment:

Sator Arepo said...

Just remind them that the gears of capitalism are oiled with the blood of the worker, and sit back and watch the commissions roll in!