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Mephisto

Mephisto FRANZ LISZT: MUSICIAN, CELEBRITY, SUPERSTAR, by Oliver Hilmes, translated by Stewart Spencer, Yale University Press, 2017. Reviewed by Stoddard Martin Where is the historian/biographer who can achieve something approaching pure objectivity? Who will try to comprehend how his subject … Continue reading

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Apocalypse Discs – Leslie Jones

LESLIE JONES Quarterly Review Deputy Editor Here are ten musical items in search of a desert island – hopefully, an island with WiFi! In no particular order… Les Préludes, Franz Liszt Music from this stirring and bombastic symphonic poem was … Continue reading

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