Each of us is prone to having a very personal nightmare, reflecting the stresses of our own particular situations — musicians included.
How I wish I had attended at least one performance by the late and truly great Earl Wild; my admiration for him knows no bounds.
Finding the violin chinrest to be more of an obstruction than an aid, lately, has led me to take a brief look into the subject.
Bow hairs aside, it is not a very likely combination, yet somehow, this violinist has been unable to avoid horses as a recurring theme.
The Long Christmas Dinner, a jewel of an opera by Paul Hindemith, is available as a recording in the composer’s own translation into German.
Szathmári’s Voyage to Kazohinia was finally reprinted in English last year, concluding a personal voyage to get hold of it once again.