Des de la Safor música, música, música i més música... poesia, poesia, poesia i més poesia... debat, idees, assaig i més debat, més idees i més assaig, ... però sempre amb música

diumenge, 2 d’octubre de 2011

Do you think I'm doing this for my health? by Elaine Fine

Do you think I'm doing this for my health?

Doing musical things without monetary compensation can be healthy. But it can also be unhealthy. Our greater culture really does use money to determine value, and, unfortunately, it devalues things that are offered for free. People assume that a free concert, for example, might not be as good as a concert that has an admission charge. They are often wrong. Sometimes sponsoring entities make it possible for concerts to be free for audiences by paying the musicians and paying for the venue. Sometimes musicians like to play concerts as a community service, and they donate their services...

Article sobre la predisposició del públic i dels músics davant concerts "gratis" o pagant una entrada.