Tag Archives: Frédéric Chopin

“C’est l’amour”

This was the audience’s sing-along line during one of tenor John Paval’s offerings last evening at the music salon “Gabriel Hilda” in Stockholm. Our hostess was Kaija Kaarina Kuronen Suovanen. She graciously seated Eva and me near the piano at … Continue reading

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Music as Metaphor

A friend asked me to comment on some aspects of a novel she has written but has not yet submitted to a publisher. The main character plays the piano. The author, my friend, has not played piano but I have, … Continue reading

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