A good reading for those who wants to know what happened in USA and their now orchestral music scene ‘in crisis’. Perhaps we can also learn from them, especially to know what is the best way to formulate western classical music with our own Indonesian heterogenous heritage and even our recent urban culture.
Is western classical music relevant to us? Yet the Americans is still trying to find way to get the music rooted in their daily cultural environment or even entertainment. How about us Indonesians?