Critiques of artistic competition


Allow me to draw your attention to several diverting posts bearing on the misguided nature of competitions in music and dance:

In her book WIld music, Maria Sonevytsky has more mature analyses of Eurovision and popular TV contests in Ukraine.

And then, I do concur, contests are a more creative aspect of traditional performance—such as Chinese ritual groups (and shawm bands) “facing platforms”, or “cutting” in jazz…

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