The Song of Names - Lebrecht

The Song of Names (2004) by Norman Lebrecht
A young man searches for his violinist friend who disappeared in the 1950s.

“Lebrecht’s deep knowledge of music, his insights and his verbal inventiveness enliven the book.” – Publishers Weekly

“Lebrecht offers a first-rate glimpse into the business of classical music, as well as provoking the reader to think of the consequences of treating music as competitive sport.” – blogger Marjorie

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