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Mr. Danger and Musical Bestiary

Ever since Saint-Saëns’ Carnival of the Animals, musical creation has delighted in the zoo as extra-musical program content. Despite its Olympic gold medal in abstraction, music has the ability to evoke, to caricature, to imitate the animal world with the … Continue reading

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Camerengata

Usually, musicians mention in their CVs their most celebrated teachers. I am attracted to the opposite idea: I would mention in mine the students – brilliant musicians – whom I had the pleasure of knowing in the cello department at … Continue reading

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