“Rap over Shakespeare”: Cambridge Union Society Debate Remarks


Cambridge Union Society, 1 May 2014

Debate Proposition: “This House Would Teach Rap over Shakespeare”

J. Griffith Rollefson, Lecturer University of Cambridge Faculty of Music

[NB: In the spring of 2014 I was invited to take part in an absurd debate titled: “This House Would Teach Rap over Shakespeare” at the Cambridge Union Society.  Here’s my opening salvo.]

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[That’s me in the tie.]


*Thankfully, I think “abstain” won the night, btw.


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