First, give this delightful piece by Mozart a listen-
And now this by Michael Haydn-
Did you notice the counterpoint? Underneath the ‘main voice’ of the violin soloist the ‘minor voice’ of the orchestra plays counterpoint and it’s simultaneously chaotic and harmonious. How is such a thing possible? How is harmony possible in chaos? And that’s exactly the point- the music of Mozart and the Bach’s and the Haydn’s is rich in counterpoint: they all bring order out of chaos and still- miraculously- the chaos remains.
Evidently that suits my brain. The never ending quest for order in chaos in spite of the fact that the chaos remains… that’s what those musicians provide me that none else can.
Compare, now, the wretchedness of a pop song and it’s grotesquely monotonous drubbings-
How anyone can stomach that bile is beyond me. It’s most unsatisfying and nothing less than utterly annoying, common, and useless. Away with such bile. Only the classics (and a bit of Baroque) can really satisfy.