Classical Music Is Too White & Male

28 jan 2021
134 224 Áhorf

And apparently not a genre either.
Adam Neely's video:
The albums shown on screen at one point are Kelly Moran's Ultraviolet, Okkyung Lee's Yeo-Neun, M. Lamar & Hunter Hunt Hendrix's Funeral Doom Spiritual, and James Ferraro's Requiem for Recycled Earth.
Follow your melon:

  • This whole time I been jamming to “Gymnopedie No. 1” I didn’t know I was spreading the seed of hate and discrimination

    judedudejudedudeDegi Síðan síðan
  • This guy is a Karen

    big bruhesbig bruhes2 dögum síðan
  • and Celine Dione was in Rolling Stone's top 100 women in Rock. Rock man, woot!

    Rick NanceRick Nance3 dögum síðan
  • Why cant people listen to what they want? Who cares if you only consume “white media”?

    Bobbleheads56Bobbleheads563 dögum síðan
  • Jazz is American classical music

    TheAnthraxBiologyTheAnthraxBiology5 dögum síðan
  • Redemption can only be had by you doing a bass intro of eine kleine nachtmusik.

    Mies AnthropyMies Anthropy5 dögum síðan
  • You're telling me a country with like 2 non white people has no non white music 😨

    Richard RobersonRichard Roberson6 dögum síðan
  • Better topic: Classical music is too gay.

    EgocentricHeadEgocentricHead6 dögum síðan
  • Great now I cant help but giggle at the image of Skinhead nazis getting tougether and listening to tchaikovsky

    SerNoddicusTheGallantSerNoddicusTheGallant7 dögum síðan
  • When I saw the title I was thinking there is no way it was sincere. Somehow you continue to surprise me. The way you pussyfoot around such a ridiculous statement in fear of offending someone for holding such an inane view is really just another example of the cowardice in millennials nowadays.

  • A single composer writes operas, symphonies, various types of concertos and chamber music, choral music, piano music, electronic and tape music, *as well as* songs. Compare that to the one-trick ponies in the pop and rock worlds. We all assume it's the Beatles that people will remember three hundred years from now, but my bet is still on today's composers of classical music (contemporary art music).

    Enrique HernandezEnrique Hernandez9 dögum síðan
  • Do zoomers just not watch videos these days? Do they just see the title and hit the downvote lmao

    Startled SlothStartled Sloth10 dögum síðan
  • So melon is a leftie?

    Sparer OdinOgSparer OdinOg10 dögum síðan
    • Wait you didn't saw his Twitter

      Aryan BhargavaAryan Bhargava5 dögum síðan
  • Well, at least they haven't "re-imagined" Beethoven as a transgender black person . . . yet.

    J ParkerJ Parker11 dögum síðan
  • Replace classical with classic rock and you might have a job writing for vice.

    Jew TubeJew Tube11 dögum síðan
  • Damn a lot of people in this comments section clearly don't listen to classical, labeling it as "old European music" when in truth it's a global thing, with pretty much every culture forming its own variant. Whether we're talking Punjabi Chamber Music, West African Classical Music, Shashmaqam music from Central Asia, etc, it's still just as much classical music as Bach or Shostakovich.

    Bloody IdiotBloody Idiot11 dögum síðan
  • No fantano, no...

    Open the Light AUAOpen the Light AUA12 dögum síðan
  • Oh noooo it's the PaTriArCHi ! ! ! Complaining about "whiteness" and "maleness" is fucking gross.

    hegemony crickethegemony cricket12 dögum síðan
  • Everyone knows that prog is the whitest genre tho

    LucasLucas13 dögum síðan
  • Beethoven was mixed race black.

    Secret AliasSecret Alias14 dögum síðan
  • Leftists 2 years from now : "socialism is bad and promotes white supremacy because it was invented by two straight cis white able bodied males and first practised in a white majority country - ussr. Hail capitalism. Capitalists of the world unite"

    kaav ikaav i14 dögum síðan
  • let’s got back in time and plant artists

    Baloonboy 105Baloonboy 10514 dögum síðan

    nevannevan15 dögum síðan
  • What we call classical music is basically european music from the XVII, XVIII XIX centurys and the centurys that came before them, this is why its was made by white people. Complain that classical music is too white is like complain that musics styles from central africa are too black

    Enzo L. ManfioEnzo L. Manfio16 dögum síðan
  • This tweet made me cringe to the high heavens.

    JakeOffJakeOff17 dögum síðan
  • Garbage small brain take

    Spicy Leonardo IISpicy Leonardo II17 dögum síðan
  • This is cringe 😬

    mazzvidzmazzvidz17 dögum síðan
  • White people in Europe... Oh my Lord. 😂😂😂

    Tanya 4603Tanya 460317 dögum síðan
  • People shitting on twitter posts in a ISpast comment section. The irony.

    SeanSean17 dögum síðan
  • I'm just going to say it... Who tf actually cares?

    SnookumsSnookums18 dögum síðan
  • such a stupid argument. no shit classical music is really male dominated and euro-centric. The vast majority of it's most significant works were created in europe, in a time before the woman's suffrage movement or international communication. It's like saying gospel music is too christian...Like, NO SHIT?! Instead of complaining and demanding the world conform to arbitrary ideas of representation in art, maybe just make the music you want to make and let others do the same? What a concept.

    The Professional NoviceThe Professional Novice18 dögum síðan
    • Arbitrary representation in art is studying a handful of 18th Century Germanic composers who were not especially successful in their own time and treating them like they define their time and place because rich people in the 19th Century decided that they should have been more famous when they were alive. Arbitrary representation in art is telling students that Brahms is somehow foundational to American music, and pretending William Billings never existed.

      Joshua BroylesJoshua Broyles17 dögum síðan
  • Why is my face on so many of these? Smh my head

    Wolfgang Amadeus MozartWolfgang Amadeus Mozart18 dögum síðan
  • I'm a person of color and the notion that classical music is inherently racist is total bullshit. Not saying that individual composers weren't racist/sexist, or that modern-day classical music communities don't have their issues with race and gender, but to dismiss an entire genre of music and music theory as white supremacist is ridiculous.

    SimBol1216SimBol121620 dögum síðan
  • Can Anyone Tell me the album's that appear in this video?

    Juan ZambranoJuan Zambrano20 dögum síðan
  • Jamaican music is too full of black artists and I hold the opinion that that is racist, I guess.

  • Yeah like tribal stick clapping is on the same level as Beethoven.

    10huncho1010huncho1020 dögum síðan
  • loved EXACO I at the end

    Gustavo RamírezGustavo Ramírez21 degi síðan síðan
  • Bach maybe wasn't black but he certainly is my nigga

    FBIFBI21 degi síðan síðan
  • Modern music is too black and feminine..

    Nicholas MaxwellNicholas Maxwell21 degi síðan síðan
  • All my homies at qanon jam to Bach

    nicknick22 dögum síðan
  • I really thought they would have atleast one asian musician for princess tutu ost

    Hlr HlrHlr Hlr22 dögum síðan
  • Vic Mensa back and be dragged Chance back with him 🔥

    Samuel GonzalezSamuel Gonzalez22 dögum síðan
  • We had never thought that music shouldn't just sound good, no matter who it comes from, no, above all it has to be diverse. The diversity of the artists based on identity-political collectives to which they associate is what makes good music. Unfortunately, I realized that too late because I am white, aka privileged. - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a whitebread.

    Darth HatespeechDarth Hatespeech22 dögum síðan
  • european genre exists: fantano "too white"

    Andrew RubalcabaAndrew Rubalcaba23 dögum síðan
    • @Andrew Rubalcaba YOU FORGOT THE FUNNY

      J4M35J4M3521 degi síðan síðan
    • @J4M35 it was a joke '_'

      Andrew RubalcabaAndrew Rubalcaba21 degi síðan síðan
    • It's not fantano saying its too white, he's reacting to a (very stupid) hot take from a fan

      J4M35J4M3521 degi síðan síðan
  • People say classical music is too male dominated but also sleep on Fanny Mendelssohn and Clara Schumann bc they happened to be related/married to more well known male composers...

    IlzyIlzy23 dögum síðan
  • The US was built by Europeans. Of course our musical standards are going to be Euro-centric. I wish all of these people who spend all day obsessing over white people and "white supremacy" would go move somewhere else. They have the vast majority of the world to choose from, yet they still choose to be here or in Europe.

    Old Man VercettiOld Man Vercetti23 dögum síðan
    • Agreed

      Indiana JonesIndiana Jones17 dögum síðan
    • ?

      RED REDRED RED22 dögum síðan
  • Fantano's decent into complete idiocy has been pretty interesting to watch.

    3rd man3rd man24 dögum síðan
    • @whitepill xx you ain't gonna reply to this lmao I've just destroyed all your points

      J4M35J4M35Degi Síðan síðan
    • @whitepill xx and if you were trying to say Anthony did that, no he didn't. His fan said something that was dumb, and yes it IS racist. I agree with that. Anthony didn't say classical music was too white.

      J4M35J4M35Degi Síðan síðan
    • @whitepill xx congratulations for showing you can't read, kid.

      J4M35J4M35Degi Síðan síðan
    • @whitepill xx I never did that though?

      J4M35J4M35Degi Síðan síðan
    • @3rd man he is too far left though. But a racist? No

      J4M35J4M3517 dögum síðan
  • It's worrying the amount of mental gymnastics that racists are going through in the comments. Fucking educate yourselves.

    LukaANDkrustyLukaANDkrusty24 dögum síðan
  • 3:06 cool liturgy outro

    LukaANDkrustyLukaANDkrusty24 dögum síðan
  • Damn Africa is top black we gotta whiten that up

    NovakNovak25 dögum síðan
  • Fantano is such a clown

    Sigma MaleSigma Male25 dögum síðan
  • Yeah the soviet leader soldier and people are too white

    yroom phyyroom phy26 dögum síðan
  • 1:43 What are these albums?

    ניר גניר ג26 dögum síðan
  • If you look at neo classical styles, I'm happy to note that this appears to have evolved. Yo Yo Ma comes to mind immediately.

    Callus KlausCallus Klaus27 dögum síðan
  • The white supremacists part got me💀

    niklas davindniklas davind27 dögum síðan
  • the fuck??? Are they talking about "classical era" music? Because that is historical, it's literally a period of time in history in Europe and is not broad, and during the classical era white men were the ones majority composing I don't know how you can have this take? I guess if you are talking about modern classical composition I can see how this might apply but holy shit is this tweet not really all that clear on what it is saying.

    Grou ChungGrou Chung27 dögum síðan
  • Classical music as white supremacy - WTF - political paranoia

    Dead AccountDead Account27 dögum síðan
  • Time to cancel more dead people lmao

    Ogi 473Ogi 47327 dögum síðan
  • I'm amused that you are explaining this hahaha

    Žnj ŽbljŽnj Žblj27 dögum síðan
  • even "arguing" about this is stupid.

    Artjom GusenkoArtjom Gusenko28 dögum síðan
  • I thought the tweet was a joke but the comment section proved me otherwise

    Amey RajAmey Raj28 dögum síðan
  • wtf are these dislikes?

    Amey RajAmey Raj28 dögum síðan
    • The dislikes are people who thought it was fantano saying classical music was too white, and not understanding he was reacting to a bad hot take from a brain dead fan

      J4M35J4M3521 degi síðan síðan
  • This is what people picture when they think of a typical liberal.

    Patrick ManwayPatrick Manway28 dögum síðan
  • the left is nuts. we cant even have our classical anymore. leave us alone lol

    cyanide meursaultcyanide meursault28 dögum síðan
    • how is this leftism?

      lacanianlacanian26 dögum síðan
  • Music based pre 20th century Europe gives off old white man vibes I wonder why surely not because some of the best were alive in the 1700s

    LeemontLeemont28 dögum síðan
  • If it's referring to actual classical music, IDK. Maybe it's like that and yeah, that sucks. But she's almost sure referring to anything we associate with classical music, 17th through 19th century european music, then it's just idiotic. It was an aristocratic thing, something that was dominated by white men and there was no contest about it. Or should then we start to question why the primma donnas in opera are women and not men? FUCK, I WANT TO BE A PRIMMA DONNA BUT SOCIETY SAYS I'M NOT WOMANLY ENOUGH TO BE ONE! Being critical of this things and asking questions it's good, but come on, this is can get ridiculous sometimes.

    Daniel Martinez GonzalezDaniel Martinez Gonzalez29 dögum síðan
  • This isn’t the troll video I expected

    OBREY _OBREY _29 dögum síðan
  • White males listen to mumble rap. And country. White gays listen to ANYTHING. But classical? Nahhhhh

    WhaleWolfWhaleWolf29 dögum síðan
  • Bruh there were only white people in europe at that time... what are we even talking about?

    Gabriele 01Gabriele 0129 dögum síðan
  • In the running for worst video title 2021.

    Rob VespaRob Vespa29 dögum síðan
  • I think they mean that the term “Classical music” refers to nearly half a Millenium

    PipePipe29 dögum síðan
  • Vivaldi Four Seasons is still a banger tho

    Erika MantsErika Mants29 dögum síðan
  • This is ridiculous...arg...

    jpmoneyzzzjpmoneyzzz29 dögum síðan
  • “Artist’s of Colour” as a black man I assume you will tell me of which “colours” you are referring to. Do you mean black? Am I a coloured man or a black man?

    Me HBMe HBMánuði síðan
    • @S we are black men. Not a colour, not a statistic. We are BLACK. Fucking deal with it. 👊🏾

      Me HBMe HB5 dögum síðan
    • This shit is why I feel weird about white liberals calling me a person of color

      SS27 dögum síðan
  • I am wondering, what are the examples given at 1:44 ?

    TDATDAMánuði síðan
    • Kelly Moran's Ultraviolet, Okkyung Lee's Yeo-Neun, M. Lamar & Hunter Hunt Hendrix's Funeral Doom Spiritual, and James Ferraro's Requiem for Recycled Earth.

      Пётр Павло́вскийПётр Павло́вский29 dögum síðan
  • Lets argue: basses shouldn't have been created, because guitars can anything a bass can do. Ps: I don't know what I'm talking about but hey, this is the internet so why should that stop me.

    Mehdi SoltaneMehdi SoltaneMánuði síðan
  • Does anyone know where he gets those glasses? I've literally been searching for weeks

    Noblesse LouzingouNoblesse LouzingouMánuði síðan
  • I thought that egg-headed guy with a mini pornstache was joking, but he wasnt. Sorry but trying to have righteous arguments does not make you right.

    Arthur DaffosArthur DaffosMánuði síðan
  • Libtards be like:

    InvaderInvaderMánuði síðan
  • Anyone with this opinion just hates white people. Let white people perform their traditional music as they have done for thousands of years. White people don't mass immigrate to Somalia and demand to be represented in their traditional music and if they did those people would be against it. Hypocritical.

    Practical TMPractical TMMánuði síðan
  • If you go to the symphony, the actual orchestra is often quit diverse (the Colorado Symphony Orchestra at least) and is more female than male. Or listen to some Indian classical music if you're feeling that. Lots of options out there

    Conspired PicturesConspired PicturesMánuði síðan
    • LMAO

      whitepill xxwhitepill xxDegi Síðan síðan
  • I appreciate the nod to someone not male experimenting with classical composition with that Liturgy clip at the end.

    BennickBennickMánuði síðan
  • Classical music is "European," the majority of Europeans lack melanin, thus constitute the nomenclature "white." This is not an issue, move on.

    Dominic BradyDominic BradyMánuði síðan
  • this is so dumb

    Carla GazzottiCarla GazzottiMánuði síðan
  • why does adam neely exist? because he can play 11.5/π time signatures at weddings? i can't block him enough.. he seeps out

    houseworkvidshouseworkvidsMánuði síðan
  • What a silly thing to say

    Elder ChildrenElder ChildrenMánuði síðan
  • African music is too African and too black

    Igr NgeIgr NgeMánuði síðan
  • This is why the democrats won. This loser

    Usagi WerdUsagi WerdMánuði síðan
  • Fake Woke.

    Shelly RevereShelly RevereMánuði síðan
  • To be fair, if someone took that argument and applied it to Pop (minus the white n male part) it would be valid, as what makes Pop music Pop isn't any shared aesthetic but just whatever music or sound of the time is formulaic enough to get the song popular.

    JinxedJinxedMánuði síðan
  • Playing devils advocate, 2:40 anthony misses the point. "Classical" spans hundreds of years, where as the rock he speaks of merely spans decades. Thus, the point of it being too diverse to be considered as one, whole genre

    Gravity CalamityGravity CalamityMánuði síðan
    • @Geoffrey Brunell that's not necessarily true. Were humans as connected then vs now? No, you're right. But looking at the history of classical and looking at the political fabric at the time that results in migration all over the known world. It's not like music was stagnant for hundreds of years. There's different periods of classical like romantic, baroque etc for a reason.

      Gravity CalamityGravity CalamityMánuði síðan
    • The only reason classical music was around for well over 100 years is that the world back then wasn't nearly as connected as the world was in the 1960s to the present. It's not because the rate of the evolution of music was exactly the same back then as it is now.

      Geoffrey BrunellGeoffrey BrunellMánuði síðan
  • Biden voters in a nutshell. Talk about how racism is bad while making everything about race. Delete your channel bro.

    Shaun LaneShaun LaneMánuði síðan
  • oH nO pEoPle iN EuRoPe mADe sOme MuSIc AnD mOsT oF tHeM aRe whITe oH nO

    Ruber CaelloRuber CaelloMánuði síðan
  • You can almost say the same thing with Western audiences toward tribal/Asian/Middle Eastern music, because it sounds "out there", but if you think classical music is too white and male, you do you.

    urlocallordandsavioururlocallordandsaviourMánuði síðan
  • What's the difference between "artists of color", and "colored artists"? Can we just be human beings, appreciate each other for our talents and abilities, and quit obsessing about someone's skin tone?

    Mitchell ParksMitchell ParksMánuði síðan
  • The people writing and performing contemporary classical music are actually quite a diverse bunch, so the issue of classical music being too white and too male really ties into the widespread rejection of any classical music written after 1940

    Obi Wan KenobiObi Wan KenobiMánuði síðan
  • From an eurpoean point of view this kind of discussion are totally crazy, really. They show how ethnocentric is america, all america not just "white america".

    PunkyReggaeBuddhA SiddhartaPunkyReggaeBuddhA SiddhartaMánuði síðan
  • This is the stupidest fucking take

    Great Cold EmptinessGreat Cold EmptinessMánuði síðan
  • African rhythms are too African and too rhythmic

    Fred FunkledunkFred FunkledunkMánuði síðan
  • that was the dumbest thing iv ever heard

    CMBCMBMánuði síðan