What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name?

David Burd David Burd
Naming is tricky but re-naming is even trickier.
David Galt David Galt
Well, if the orphaned girl Numusia won’t mind too much, I recommend borrowing her name…
Barbara Wallraff Barbara Wallraff
“Classical music” does sound old; “new music” is indeed too vague and all-encompassing; “serious music” does sound joyless…
Bang on a Can Bang on a Can
How are we going to name this music? How about a contest?…83 people answered the call.

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