This is a reprint of the collection of Eisler's writings in English, first published in 1978. For Eisler the written word was very important and people paid tribute to his mind, quickness of thought, wit and breadth of cultural knowledge. It includes lectures and articles on "Problems of Working-Class Music," "Hollywood Seen from the Left," "On Stupidity in Music" and other subjects.
“This is a valuable collection of Eisler's articles, speeches and lectures on the state of music and the role of the musician in society. ”