The Evolution of Music

I usually like to start the day listening to classical masterpieces. For example, Rostropovich performing Bach Cello Sonatas:

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Absolute virtuoso! This stirs my spirit and stimulates my mind in ways that cannot really be expressed by words. I started thinking, “What happened to music? Why is there so much of it being churned out these days, and why is so much of it so uninspiring?”

For example, Bruno Mars performing The Lazy Song:

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Sure, there is some excellent modern music out there, not always easy to find. What do you think? Is music evolving? Is society evolving?

P.S. Did you notice the hand gesture that starts off the Lazy Song and then the shape the performers are arranged in? Just an interesting, perhaps meaningless detail for those who pay attention to things like that to take note of.

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