Tim: So this is about music?
Ted: Yes, Alan Hovhaness was one of America's greatest composers. He was America's best "new age" musician. It is a pity he's so underappreciated.
In Memory of Alan Hovhaness (1911 - 2000) - an art work by T Newfields
Tina: Great musicians follow their bliss. Appreciation by others doesn't really matter
Sam: However, without appreciation there will be no food on the table.
Tim: Yeah, too many artists and composers do not know how to market themselves well. The question should also be asked whether everything of value must be turned into a market commodity.