Category Archives: Books & Literature

Like a Visit with an Old Lover

This is the phrase that leaped to mind, unbidden, as I read the first few pages of the “Preface” to Hermann Hesse’s Steppenwolf. The familiarity of the words (for I have read them at least thrice), their poetical presentation (even … Continue reading

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Igor Stravinsky and Olivier Messiaen intersect via Francis Poulenc

I have recently discovered yet another library in the City of Stockholm: Musik och Teater Biblioteket. From the English version of their web page: “Open to everyone – with great collections, sheet music for all instrumentations to loan, and literature and … Continue reading

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