Miserable Music

Classical music is the worst kind of music


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A classical score and violin.

10 seconds of listening to classical music can make anyone annoyed. Whether it is Mozart, Bach or Beethoven, classical music is boring. It is very much the Nicolas Cage of music; it has a few good things, but for the most part, it is garbage. Classical music is dry, too long and lacks emotional appeal.

Classical music is the Sahara Desert of music. When music is dry, nobody cares for it. Music should be uplifting, inspirational and groovy, and it should not be dull, depressing or soul-destroying. While classical music was great in its time, it is not needed nor wanted in today’s fast-paced society. Now, it is just plain torturous.

How about Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9 “From the New World,” one of the most known classical pieces? That one song is 41 minutes long. For reference, Olivia Rodrigo’s album “Sour,” with 11 songs, is only 34 minutes long. Oh my goodness, I am falling asleep just thinking about it.

While some argue that the soundtracks of films like “Superman” or “Star Wars” prove that classical music has emotional appeal, the soundtrack in those particular films are not the reason fans are going to the theaters to see them—the plot is. According to guardian.com, in their article “Why do we go to the movies,” they state that people go to the movies to escape and connect with the characters and the message of the film. While the music may add an element of emotion to the story, it in itself is not drawing emotions alone.

At the end of the day, the facts remain the same: classical music is not enteraining and hard to listen to; it drags on forever and it makes you feel no emotions. It is basically the “The Phantom Menace” of music, the worst of its kind, and is exactly why classical music is the absolute worst genre.