Alec Nevala-Lee

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William Bolcom

We may regard the workings of [Bach’s] music as secondary to its spiritual impact on us. But Bach didn’t; he clearly loved and needed the disciplines of the past to make his designs…“Art is what is inevitable,” the writer William Saroyan once said to me, and I have yet to find a better definition of it.

William Bolcom, “The End of the Mannerist Century”

Written by nevalalee

April 21, 2016 at 7:30 am

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