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Re: Clemmensen is an idiot
• Posted by: Rick Deakins   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Thursday, January 8, 2009, at 1:18 a.m.
• IP Address: firenat.roehampton.ac.uk
• In Response to: Clemmensen is an idiot (Rick R)

> Anyone who knows anything about film music has figured out that Benjamin
> Button is one of top five of the year. Except for Clemmensen, who needs
> much more professional training before his opinion can be taken seriously.

Why does one need training in order to express a personal opinion?

I think the score is wonderful, but the gentleman is, as ever, entitled to dislike it just as you and I are to like it.

Music isn't about training, technique, technology, and education. It's about the emotional reaction it provokes in the listener - and it is the height of ignorance to expect everybody to react the same way. Music is a personal experience and thus can only elect a personal reaction.

Clemmenson is not an idiot - he just didn't like something you liked. That's the spice of life!




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  • Clemmensen is an idiot  (2677 views)
       Rick R - Sunday, December 28, 2008, at 2:59 p.m.
    •    Re: Clemmensen is an idiot  (2831 views)
         My Name Is Tim - Thursday, March 12, 2009, at 5:27 p.m.
    •    Re: Clemmensen is an idiot  (3183 views)
         kharol - Tuesday, January 27, 2009, at 10:33 p.m.
    •      Re: Clemmensen is an idiot  (2664 views)    We're Here
         Rick Deakins - Thursday, January 8, 2009, at 1:18 a.m.


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