J.E. Barendt in Kington - the 1930's
"Tis sixty years since" - and more - since Beethoven's Sonata Pathétique opened the gates of Paradise for me & made the drudgery of scales and exercises seem worth while. So perhaps I am not quite an "ordinary listener"; but, when it comes to much of modern manufacture, both at home & abroad, that passes for "Contemporary Music", I do feel very ordinary. As I understand you are going to refer to this in your interesting and illuminating talks on "the unexpected in music", may I state some of my difficulties in this respect?
Originally submitted by kerriedinburgh on Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:10:46 +0000
Approved on Tue, 22 Mar 2016 15:03:43 +0000