Posts Tagged ‘adolphe’

Dancing on the graves

August 15, 2012

Brahms left slim pickings for the musical grave-robber. He composed in his head, not in a notebook – directly to his C:\\, as it were. Brahms also burned his sketches – reducing PhD candidates to tears. He also admitted to destroying dozens of completed works that fell short of his own exacting standards. Sibelius, too, […]


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