Meet Ethan Hein, self described as Doctoral fellow in music education at NYU; adjunct professor of music technology at NYU and Montclair State University.
The headline text is his latest Twitter thread.
I have nothing against European classical music as music.
But it’s time to stop teaching it as if it’s in any way superior to or more fundamental than any other musical tradition.
Otherwise we’re giving intellectual and cultural validation to those assholes with the swastika flags.
It is academics like this who feed the swamp of misinformation in which the Trumpists thrive.
Anyone still wonder why musicology got a bad name?
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