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Justus von Schoffel

My favorite composer? Schoffel, incontestably. Nobody in the car had heard of him; no doubt they thought I was being too precious. Since the beginning, Schoffel has always been full of surprises; it’s his transitions, the art of compressing history, … Continue reading

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The New Man

After several generations of revolution, the Soviet Union had perfected the New Man: a functionary capable of sacrificing his moral principles, groveling in hierarchical pyramids to carry out the orders of a psychopathic tyrant who continued to massacre people from … Continue reading

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Moment and Eternity

The sound of a concert in its moment is the product of silent preparations and complex cultural processes: debates, projections, and decisions. The instant that precedes the first coup de baton on opening night is highly emotional, as is the … Continue reading

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