… hmm … or maybe Classipop? That might be a bit better. You tell me!
I just read this article and I really want to listen to the list of tunes, now!
Call it stealing, call it paying tribute. Call it whatever you want. Artists have been mining the past for as long as people have been making music.
Handel, Mozart and Beethoven weren’t just geniuses. They were also pros at recycling their own work and composing variations on that of others.
What’s newer is the extent of the borrowing and the sense of equality looking backward promotes, the notion that the borders between genres really are and should be porous. Today, more than ever, we really can all be friends through music.