Friday, August 7, 2009

Are we soothed yet?

British radio listeners are increasingly attracted to the "soothing properties of classical music" as they try to cope with the economic downturn and other troubles, Ian Burrell reports in The Independent:

Meanwhile, in the hereafter, Beethoven, Berlioz, Liszt, Mussorgsky and Prokofiev are laughing uncontrollably at the notion of their music being soothing.