Steinbeck in Good Conscience
May 20, 2002
Composers who did not conform to this reigning musical orthodoxy could hardly get into concert halls in Paris, Rome, or New York. They were scorned and ridiculed as old-fashioned, reactionary. But a few never gave up, and many who had been disciples of Schoenberg (John Adams included) discovered that they were heading down a dead end and made a U-turn.
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