There has always been something about Bach that made me prefer his music over even the Romantic composers. I could never quite put into words why, but Adrienne Rich did:
This antique discipline, tenderly severe,
Form is the ultimate gift that love can offer -
A too-compassionate art is half an art.
Previous entries: December 2010
Revisit Violinist.com editor Laurie Niles' coverage from Canada of the 2013 Montreal International Musical Competition, including her interview with gold medalist Marc Bouchkov.
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