Due to appear in October 2012, by the Scarecrow Press, New York.
The subject matter of ‘The Classical Revolution’ is the current emerging of a new music, which is rooted in premodernist tonal traditions.In painting, traditional realism – which was marginalized by modernism but never entirely disappeared – is enjoying a revival; a couple of contemporary architects are increasingly successful in recreating the classical tradition in building, in spite of fierce opposition from the modernist establishment.
(Article published in the Musical Opinion, July/August issue 2012)
Is Holland an isolated example of public money being spent on modern art of all kinds? Is it well spent? The author raises valid questions about a hoax that showed up the Dutch subsidy system.