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A Collection of My Emails

 

 

 

I offer this collection of my old emails as a sort of weblog.  They are divided in to some 

of my pet topics -- or in any case, ones that I have spent time addressing in emails.

 

 

The newest additions, all posts from mid 2005 to December 2007, are at the beginning. 

They were added on November 29, 2007

 

 

 

 

The Vienna Philharmonic's Gender and Racial Ideologies

The Vienna Philharmonic's Mauthausen Concentration Camp Concert

The Women's Orchestra In Auschwitz

Women In Music Technology

Women In Music (General Topics)

Postmodernism and Music

Stockhausen's Comments Regarding the WTC Attacks

Issues In Arts Funding

Miscelleaneous

 

 

New Additions - Posts from mid 2005 to December 2007.  For older posts, see below.

 

indicates posts that I feel are the most substantive.

 

Academic Composers

Transcendentalism and Abuse In Art

Beamterkultur (Civil Servant Culture In Europe)

Economic Behaviorism and Culture

What is a biased publication?

Boston's Arts Brahmins

Postmodern Cant

How Abbie and William Built Their Careers

Changes In Web Culture Over the Last Ten Years

 

Chicago School Economics and Postmodernism

Arts Funding and Neoliberalism

A Vienna Philharmonic Gender Chronology

The Arts As Communal Endeavor

The Consuming Fire To Create

American Denial About Arts Funding

Dissent In the Music World

The American/European Cultural Divide

The Elvis-From-Andover Syndrome

 

Aesthetic Orthodoxy In New Music

Ethnicity and Music Education

Some Stats For European Arts Funding

Examining Our Arts Funding Institutions

Franco Donatoni's Nervous Breakdown

A Critique of John Gray's "The Mirage of Empire"

The Critic As the Artist-Prophet's Harbinger and Apologist

Ein Herr-liches Orchester (transcription of a WDR broadcast about the VPO)

Hispanic vs. White Incomes: the effect on classical music

 

Hollywood Squares and Steppenwolf As Music Theater

Honky Myopia

Masculinism and Tokenism In Computer Music

Political Art In America

The Infrastructure of Cultural Politics

Wilhelm Jerger and the Vienna Philharmonic

Logo Creation and Music

Anne Manson and the Vienna Philharmonic

Masculinist Cultural Nationalism In European New Music

 

Social Meaning In Music

The Quality of Mills College As A Place To Study

Artist-Prophets, Power, Dominance, and Torture

A Comparison of European and American Arts Journalism

The Utility of Familiar Musical Languages

John Cage and the Beauty of Non-Intentionality

A Thought About Kitsch

Artist-Prophets and Oedipalism

Gender-Coding Professions In Germany

 

Rethinking Opera From A Feminist Perspective

Working With Women's Groups In Germany

Some Weaknesses of Postmodernism

Private vs. Public Arts Funding

Alex Ross Pressured Over Comments About Vienna Philharmonic

Education and Funding Are the Solutions for Arts Eduction

Ensemble Sospeso's Gender Programming Ratios for 2005

Gender Stats: Eclat Festival, Zuricher Tage fuer Neue Musik , Ensemble Modern

Stuttgarter Musikhochschule: When Even Tokenism Doesn’t Matter

 

Tax Breaks Do Not Substitute For Arts Funding

Where Are the Schools for Music Theater?

Transcendentalism and Empathy in Music

The Evolution of the Web Over the Last Ten Years

What Means Genocide? 

Is Pomomodernism In Music White-On-White?

Berlin Philharmonic Wobblers

The Low Representation of Women Music Journalists

Wrestling with Manhood: Boys, Bullying & Battering  

 

Arts Funding and Aesthetic Zealotry

Anfragen betreffend Frauen bei den Wiener Philharmonikern an den Bundeskanzler am 21.12.2006

Sexual Harassment In the Music World

 

 

The Vienna Philharmonic's Gender and Racial Ideologies

Blind Auditions and Moral Myopia

The Vienna Philharmonic’s Letter of Response to the Gen-Mus List.

Diary of Resistance (A summary of my activism against the VP)

The Special Characteristics of the Vienna Philharmonic’s Racial Ideologies

Holender Announces Women Will Audition

Ioan Holender Speaks of Women’s Limited Abilities

VPO Rejects Government Financial Offer

VPO Accepts Government Financial Offer

The VPO Cites SS Lieutenant On Its Website

The VPO Quickly Deletes SS Reference

VPO To Perform In Vatican

VPO & The Emergence of the Far Right

VPO & Haider: Empty Declarations

Ozawa to Become GMD of Vienna State Opera & commentary

The Vienna Philharmonic’s Discussion of Its Nazi Past

“For Violist the Rules Never Seemed To Change”  (LA Times)

The VPO Gold Coin

Marjorie Moris' report on the VPO protest in Philadelphia 2003

"Even a half-Japanese" in the Vienna Philharmonic?

Austrian Politicians Critize the VPO

The VPO's Double Standard Age Limit

The Differences of Some German Orchestral Instruments

 

 

See also:

    "Taking On the Vienna Philharmonic" (MSNBC)

 

 

 

Vienna Philharmonic's Mauthausen Concert

Architects Criticize "Hollywood Bowl" In Mauthausen

Bomb Scares and Concentration Camp Memorial Concerts

A Thesaurus of Remembrance

Concert at Death Camp Stirs Debate

Mauthausen Concert Press Summary

Historians Criticize Mauthausen Concert

 

 

The Women's Orchestra In Auschwitz

The Women’s Orchestra In Auschwitz

The Evolution of Sadistic Impulses in Music

Problems of History & Relativism

Ernst Nolte's Rationalizations of the Holocaust

Hitler Apologist Wins German Honor, and a Storm Breaks Out (NY Times article)

 

 

 

Women In Music Technology

  Obscurantanism and Patriarchy in Computer Music?

  A Bench Mark for Fairness? Comments on the Tempo Festival at CNMAT

  Resolution to Ars Electronica

  Can Postmodernism Sometimes Have A Rightist Character?

  Why Can't We Respond to Ars Electronica's 'Next Sex' Festival?

  Wired Maganize and Ars Electronica's 2000 'Next Sex' Festival

  Anarchy, Neo-Liberalism and the Internet's Privileged Epistemologies

  Masculinism In Computer Music

  Technicans and Composers: Does the Difference Affect Women?

  Allegations of Sexual Harrassment at the University of Texas (an article from the Chronicle of Higher Education followed by a comment.)

  Language and Inclusivity: The Bay Area Creative Music List

  The International Computer Music Association and the Humanities

  Eigth Street Transcendentalism: Artisit-Prophets and Downtowners

  The Engineer composer

 

 

 

Women In Music (General Topics)

  Orchestras & Social Reality: Abbie Conant’s Activism Through Music

  A commentary on Karen Kamensek's interview in VivaVoce

  The Twelve Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic

  August Read Thomas comments on gender identity

  Documentary Film: Judy Chicago's Dinner Party

  Some Gender Stats for Women in Music

  The relationship of "hi-lo" culture

  Marketing Images of Conductors

  The Sociology of Tokenism

  Teaching Children Integrity

  Radical Egalitarianism and Musical Heirarchies

  Language and Inclusivity

  Political Discussion and Women In Music

  Thoughts About Tokenism Based on Personal Experience

  When Even Tokenism Doesn't Matter (New Music Concert at the Stuttgarter Musikhochschule)

  Women Music Critics

  Cultural Nationalism and Gender in European New Music

  Cultural Nationalism and Our History in Germany

  How About an IAWM Blog?

 

 

Postmodernism and Music

  Can Postmodernism Sometimes Have A Rightist Character?

  Why Can't We Respond to Ars Electronica?

  Problems of History & Relativism

  Ernst Nolte's Rationalizations of the Holocaust

  Hitler Apologist Wins German Honor, and a Storm Breaks Out (NY Times article)

  The relationship of "hi-lo" culture

  Radical Egalitarianism and Musical Heirarchies

  Are Public Intellectuals Still Relevant

  Eighth Street Transcendentalism: A review of a concert by John Zorn in Miller Theater

 

 

Stockhausen's Comments Regarding the WTC Attacks

  An analysis of Stockhausen's remarks regarding 9/11

  Documentation of Stockhausen's comments re: 9/11

  Forcing the Issue: Opera's Brutal Mission (Washington Post article)

 

 

Issues In Arts Funding

  The NEA's Political Context

  Culture and Freedom of Choice

  Anarchy, Neo-Liberalism and the Internet's Privileged Epistemologies

  Opera as a plaything of the rich

  NEA increases 2003 funding by 12 million

  The German Arts Funding Model

  Stats for German Performing Arts 1999/2000

  Funding vs. Bias as a Gender Determinant

  Stuttgart Opera vs. Met Ticket Prices

  A German vs. American per capita arts funding comparison

  A numerative comparison of German and American opera houses

  The Met Ticket Prices In Comparison

 

 

Miscelleaneous

                                     A German Anthropology Professor’s Views On Jewish People and Gender

  A Historical Example of Racist Views In Music-Making

  Nazi Fears Provoke cultural Exodus

  Chancellor Criticizes 68ers and Internet Youth

  IAWM Letter to the Metropolitan Opera

  Are Public Intellectuals Still Relevant

  Chanukah Music and German Orchestras

  

 

 

Journalism

  A Comparison of European and American Music Journalism

 

 

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