excerpt from 'In Pursuit of Music' pp. 40 (93 words)

excerpt from 'In Pursuit of Music' pp. 40 (93 words)

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In Pursuit of Music

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[…] I caught my breath at some of the gilded names on the prize-boards.  Among them was ‘Giovanni Barbirolli’: during my first year I had slipped into the Duke’s Hall to hear a rehearsal of Verdi’s Falstaff, and watched a dynamic little man whip up the students in a hair-raising crescendo at the start of the third act.  Sir John, Sir John!’ Alice was to sing later, with her eyes on the conductor rather than on the Fat Knight – how prophetic this seems now!

[…] I caught my breath at some of the gilded names on the prize-boards.  Among them was ‘Giovanni Barbirolli’: during my first year I had slipped into the Duke’s Hall to hear a rehearsal of Verdi’s Falstaff, and watched a dynamic little man whip up the students in a hair-raising crescendo at the start of the third act.  Sir John, Sir John!’ Alice was to sing later, with her eyes on the conductor rather than on the Fat Knight – how prophetic this seems now!

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