Links for the week

I’m sorry blog, I’ve been neglecting you. Here, have some links to carry you over the weekend:

So, what about that fight breaking out at a Boston Pops concert? And what part did the imminent appearance of Ben Folds have to do with it?

The news about the detention and deportation from the US of British musicologist Dr Nalini Ghuman is, frankly, appalling. Yo, Bush – we’re still your allies, right? You’d better hope the RMA doesn’t rouse a posse to come over and Schenker your ass. (More serious assessment of the situation is at Dial M.)

And Musical Assumptions picks up on a few of Ned Rorem’s apparent assumptions regarding women composers.

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