Quote Originally Posted by Jacck View Post
Who mentioned that this Joseph Straus is some esteemed musical critic?
http://www.oxfordhandbooks.com/view/...199331444-e-44
"Autism and postwar twelve-tone music may thus be thought of as related forms of cultural modernism (in its postwar American incarnation). This essay both documents the shared stigmatization and pushes back against it. Neurodiversity and cultural diversity require and reward appropriate accommodation, in the recognition that pleasure and value may take many different forms."

I hate this kind of muddled thinking. The abstract reminded me instantly of the Pomo (Postmodern generator)
http://www.elsewhere.org/journal/pomo/
(just click reload and it will generate a new text each time)
Uh … no one? He is a music theorist. He writes books on music theory. And the history of theory. And the theory of history.