"Words and Music Into the Future"
Author Michael Koppy reads from "Words and Music Into the Future: A Songwriting Treatise and Manifesto". What makes Bob Dylan "The Donald Trump of Popular Music"? Steve Sondheim on music: Right? Wrong? Just jealous? What does literary modernism have to do with what we hear every day? Why should composers study cultural critic Susan Sontag before even naming their tunes? How did Neil Young become "The Poster Boy for Bad Songwriting"?