Posted by I kind of like on July 01, 2003 at 00:11:20:
In Reply to: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: isn't this is a good thing? Re: VPO posted by Benjamin Schardt on June 30, 2003 at 23:58:56:
that "written by committee" piece, "The Yellow River Concerto"--it's so derivative that it's funny. As in "Wait, wait--that was a bit of Tchaikowsky that just went by!"
I wonder what Chinese official party-line music would have sounded like if they'd decided to borrow from the best hits of Frankie Yankovic and his Polka Kings...