New Frank Furedi essay: They are cancelling classical musicNews
A warning from the Hungarian-Canadian-British sociologist:
In the past, opponents of classical music would insist that it was too elitist. Now they insist classical music is too white or racist or colonial. Academics at Oxford recently denounced musical notation as ‘colonialist’ and have attacked the classical repertoire for focusing too much on ‘white European music from the slave period’.
So I can understand why Paul Harper-Scott (pictured), a professor of musical history and theory at Royal Holloway, University of London, has decided to quit academia entirely over the woke takeover of his discipline….. Read on here.