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Of Mozart, Parrots, Cherry Blossoms in the Wind: A Composer Explores Mysteries of the Musical Mind

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The exhilarating mix of humour, philosophy, fact and whimsy that marks these essays derives from more than 200 lectures Bruce Adolphe has given over more of the past decade, at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Centre and at music festivals around the States. The composer of four operas as well as chamber music, concertos and orchestral works, Adolphe has written for It ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published September 1st 1999 by Limelight Editions
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Adolphe's essays did get better toward the end. The earlier ones were two self-absorbed and a bit pretentious. The last three or four, however, were definitely worth a read.
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