Separate, not separate, still not equal

It has been several years since the New York Times stopped using the labels marking off classical and pop music articles in the Arts and Leisure section. Fine, far be it from me to figure out what heading is appropriate for a given type of music. But if everything is to be considered under the general label “Music”, why are classical CD reviews segregated into their own irregularly appearing section? Why are there never any classical CDs in the “critics’s choice”  listings that appear every week in both the daily and Sunday editions? Why is classical music marginalized? Why is inclusivity the goal except when it comes to one of the musics I love?

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