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Tuesday, June 13, 2006

Quote of the Day

"The tragic fact of the matter is that giant media players are pulling out of minority art, a myopic strategy that gives them no chance of tapping the next quirk in public taste or contributing to cultural evolution."

-Classical music critic Norman Lebrecht, making a good case that Warner's dumping of its surprisingly successful Classical division marks a watershed moment in the standing of high culture in the greater marketplace.

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