TITLE: Dangerous Music: Suckers, Firestarters, & Cultural Anarchists, Oh My!
SPEAKER: Norman Middleton, Jessica Krash
EVENT DATE: 2009/11/06
RUNNING TIME: 68 minutes
Norman Middleton and Jessica Krash discuss "dangerous classical music" and marketing, examine the relation between high art and popular art and the mental and emotional intensity of classical music, and journey to the dark side with a discussion of arson and murder associated with heavy metal music and the highly controversial and contemporary issue of music and torture.
Speaker Biography: Norman Middleton is the senior producer of the "Concerts from the Library of Congress" series, sponsored by the Library's Music Division.
Speaker Biography: Jessica Krash is a composer, pianist and instructor at George Washington University.
SERIES: Music and the Brain