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Glenn Gould and glenn gould on Beethoven

…you… have clearly developed a resentment pattern in relation to those tunes… You resent the fact that… those motives … can be sung, whistled, or toe-tapped by anyone–any laymen.¬†— “Glenn Gould Interviews Himself about Beethoven” Gould slips this admittedly elitist … Continue reading

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Roskolnikov’s Final Dream

Throughout Crime and Punishment, dream-sequences intermingle with reality. ¬†Roskolnikov especially has a handful fo dreams. ¬†Something in the quality of Dostoevsky’s prose makes one miss the transitions, so you can read for several pages of what feels like reality before … Continue reading

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