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The New Grove Beethoven, by Joseph Kerman & Alan Tyson: A Short Review

On this, Ludwig van Beethoven’s 245th birthday, it seems only fair to spend a few minutes thinking back to one of the most influential figures in the history of music, ever. To say that everyone knows Beethoven would be correct … Continue reading

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Do Not Sell at Any Price, by Amanda Petrusich: A Short Review

Petrusich’s Do Not Sell at Any Price, a book about the search for rare blues recordings from the era of 78RPM records (78s were made obsolete with the 1948 introduction of the long-playing record), is generally well-written effort, but a little … Continue reading

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