"We think of Stravinsky as this modern composer. Stravinsky is closer (in time) to Beethoven than we are to Stravinsky," says Newton. "Classical music needs to become more current. I prefer the term 'art music' because that's what it is. Good music always wins out."
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JOSHUA NEWTON | student composition recital | October 9 @ 8 pm | Corthell Concert Hall, University of Southern Maine, Gorham | Free | 207.780.5555 | simulcast onwww.newtonmusic.com
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