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Mahler Discography Review by Stephen Cera

The Mahler Discography review appeared in International Record Review (U.K.) in November 2010. Mahler Discography Second edition. Péter Fülöp Mikrokosmos Co. Ltd, Toronto, with Mikzol KFT, Budapest (hardback, 568 pages, illustrated, includes CD of rare 1949 recording of Mahle...

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BRILLIANT CONCERTIZING FROM A RECLUSIVE VIRTUOSO

BRILLIANT CONCERTIZING FROM A RECLUSIVE VIRTUOSO by Stephen Cera Originally published in The Wall Street Journal on September 12, 1986. “The concert is dead,” Glenn Gould said 20 years ago. The brilliant Canadian pianist, who died in 1982, predicted the complete demise of...

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MR. BERNSTEIN GOES TO WASHINGTON, IN AGITATION

MR. BERNSTEIN GOES TO WASHINGTON, IN AGITATION by Stephen Cera Originally published in the Los Angeles Times on January 11, 1981. WASHINGTON– Leonard Bernstein, extravagantly talented, intensely emotional and articulate man that he is, does not mince words. Bernstein the ce...

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