>Actually there has been a great deal written about this. I am currently
>reading two books on the subject.
Would you mind giving author & title info? This is an interesting
>...perhaps some of the factors you mention may be appropriate to the
>discussion, however, for me, art music is not the same as popular music....
I agree; in fact, that was my point. The original poster, Larry Zaidan,
was trying to "learn something [about how to better program classical
music] from how 'popular music' concerts are done.". I was submitting
my opinion that the two are so different that a comparison would not be