"It seems to me that to organize on the basis of feeding people or righting social injustice and all that is very valuable. But to rally people around the idea of modernism, modernity, or something is simply silly. I mean, I don't know what kind of a cause that is, to be up to date. I think it ultimately leads to fashion and snobbery and I'm against it."
Jack Levine: January 3, 1915 – November 8, 2010
Sunday, May 10, 2015
Harry Somers - Symphony No.1
Canadian National Arts Centre Orchestra
Victor Fledbrill - Conductor
Harry Somers was a fine Canadian composer whose music should be played more often on this side of the border.