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Dr. Bob Prescribes Emil Gilels

October 15th, 2019
This post continues the celebration of Beethoven’s upcoming semiquincentennial (250th anniversary of his birth) by featuring what is, for me, my out-of-the-ballpark favorite performance of what is, for me, my favorite Beethoven Piano Concerto. We contemplate, for a moment, youth, innocence, and the inevitable loss of both. Lillian Patricia Clymer Greenberg, age 13, heaven help us all I am writing this post on October 14, 2019. Today is my daughter Lillian Patricia’s 13th birthday; for…

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