Diminuendo: Classical Music and the Academy

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    Allan Bloom, The Closing of the American Mind: How Higher Education Has Failed Democracy and Impoverished the Souls of Today’s Students (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1987), 69, 70. Further references to this work are cited within the text.

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is professor of composition and head of the composition department at the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721; www.danielasia.net. The distinguished composer of numerous works, including five symphonies, he recently received a 2010 Music Academy Award given by the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

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Asia, D. Diminuendo: Classical Music and the Academy. Acad. Quest. 23, 186–195 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12129-010-9165-z

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