Tag Archives: Music

Art and other taboos

As a child brought up in an Old Roman Catholic family, though my mother had a first prize for piano of the Conservatoire de Paris and we all learned to play piano at home, this was only to be for … Continue reading

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Performing music

[Performing music] is the job that has the most to do with the belief in the existence of a soul. I deal in Berg’s soul, in Brahms’s soul — that’s my job. […] Trying to turn lead into gold is … Continue reading

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