Stereotypes Are Outstanding

I know, I know. Before you start, we've discussed this before: critics frequently are not responsible for the titles of their articles. So I'm not blaming the New York Times' Steve Smith for this.

Many factors, including space (column inches) come into play. But who thought they were clever, funny, or in good taste when they came up with:

Enlivening Classical Series with Brazilian Spices


Ha ha! South Americans are Spicy! So clever. Thanks, New York Times Classical Editor!



AnthonyS said...

... makes me thing of a recent review I read in some god awful composer newsletter about some piece having an "Oriental flavor".


Empiricus said...

I can't wait for "Canadian gaminess.'