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PAGANINI’S GHOST – Paul Adam

PAGANINI’S GHOST – Paul Adam Paul Adam’s PAGANINI’S GHOST is an excellent follow-up to an excellent book, THE RAINALDI QUARTET. Gianni Castiglione, living in the quiet city of Cremona, is a luthier who is well-known among musicians for his pain-staking work … Continue reading

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DEATH AND THE MAIDEN – Gerald Elias

“A good conductor has enough sense to basically let the orchestra play on its own, guiding it along a path without imposing his will upon it.  Both the great conductor and the lousy conductor try to control all the details.  … Continue reading

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