Evenings with Horowitz: An Intimate Portrait
The author from such highly acclaimed books as "Reflections From the Keyboard" details a special friendship between two musicians, covers a lifetime of musical wisdom, and contains countless anecdotes of the musical world.
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... compositions for years at a time, and upon returning to them, he often found
that his conception changed drastically. Horowitz continued. "Records are terrible
things. You change, but they stay the same. The recordings live on to haunt you.
And what with one's teeth, hair, testicles on the wane, what is there to live for?
Pardon the pessimism. You no doubt suffer more in an hour than I do in a month.'
" Horowitz was delighted with Huneker. "Maybe I read something of his," he said.
The 1978 live performance is marked by excessive and self-absorbed
melancholy. In Horowitz's recording of various solo pieces by Rachmaninoff, he
concentrates on the epic side of the music far more than the composer's
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