Thoughts About Restructuring Classical Music: The implications to making changes to canonical symphony orchestra masterworks.

Given that there are implications to making changes to classical music masterworks using the Extreme Transcription methodologies, there are also aesthetic and ethical issues.  Some argue against changing something that is already perfect and the composer’s intention.  Others aver that the sharing of the classical music canon in any form is justifiable if it emotionally moves people.  Who is right?  Only time and the marketplace will tell.

Below will appear a series of essays on these subjects.