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Time Goes One Way - Against the Classification of Arts

Joelle Khoury

Abstract


I was asked, on the occasion of a conference on the theme of free expression in music, as composer and performer of non-commercial/non-traditional music, and as a woman composer, to speak about the following topics: women composers and/or modernity versus tradition in Lebanon. Although both these topics are pertinent, they are mere parts of a broader topic, namely, what makesan individual, and what is the importance of individuality in art. For surely when we speak offreedom we speak of individual freedom.


Keywords


Music; freedom of expression

References


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