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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... said, "It is wonderful that you are learning such major works." "I know." Horowitz
smiled and congratulated himself. "Not bad, you know, for an old man. It's not so
easy, you know." Whereupon, Mrs. Horowitz said, "Volodya, you know very well ...
"Oh, yes," Horowitz said, "Kreisleriana is Schumann of the highest, the most
intense. All eight movements are wonderful. Do you know it's dedicated to
Chopin?" "Yes," I replied. " It was Schumann's return gift for the dedication that
Chopin gave ...
Not so wonderful, I'm afraid." Horowitz asked, "When was it composed?" "Around
the turn of the century." "Those big, long, dreary symphonies," Horowitz went on, "
they are horrible. There is more music in one mazurka of Chopin than, I think, ...
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