Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Are all British composers 2nd rate?

"He's right in that we've had a handful of worthwhile composers, but never anybody to touch the top-notch greats (I still think Elgar's concertos are top-notch, but I take his point). The question is: if Elgar's mediocre but the best we have (King doesn't appear to mention Britten, let alone Orlando Gibbons), why should that be?"
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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I think Elgar is vastly underrated.