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By Richard Ratner

"Why can we hate sleek classical music?" So requested Alex Ross, composer and track critic of The New Yorker journal in his article in The Guardian in 2010. In Chaos and Complexity in Music, the writer makes an attempt to respond to this question through accurately quantifying what it's approximately paintings track that enables us to like it, after which demonstrating that these features are mostly absent in a lot lately written track. He continues that if we as a society don't call for from composers track that permits us to like it, the very paintings shape is at risk of extinction.

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