THE MUSIC SALON: classical music, popular culture, philosophy and anything else that catches my fancy...
Friday, November 30, 2012
One Composer's Thoughts
I think that I studied with a student of Robert Beaser, a composer named Robert F. Jones, from whom I commissioned a guitar duet in the late 1970s. I believe the cost of the commission was a bottle of Johnny Walker Red Label. In any case, here is an interesting essay by Robert Beaser on the odd vocation of being a composer at this point in history: