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Arts and Letters Daily

Nothing makes a lad happier than a link from the esteemed ALDaily.com. The editors there linked to my Mahler piece. I thank them.

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Mahler Misused

My other half can testify to the fact that reading Norman Lebrecht’s new book on Mahler, “Why Mahler?,” was almost physically painful. I began by covering its pages with comments and yellow highlights. And then I gave up. It was a goldmine of howlers. I review it in more temperate fashion at The New Republic’s The Book.

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Mahler, minus opera

Opera News has placed online my recent story about Mahler, who despite being one of the greatest vocal composers of all time, never wrote an opera (a few, minor bits of juvenalia notwithstanding).

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