Robert Greenberg

Historian, Composer, Pianist, Speaker, Author

Archive for Gabriel Fauré

Dr. Bob Prescribes Gabriel Fauré: Piano Quartet No. 1

Every one of us is, to some extent, the product and the victim of our education. The product, obviously, because we are all shaped by what we were taught, and (presumably) we use some of what we were taught to help us navigate our lives. Perhaps less obviously, we are also the victims of our education because it’s almost impossible for any teacher to impart any information without somehow coloring it/skewing it with his/her own opinions, prejudices and worldviews. It seems to me that in most cases this is inadvertent, though in some cases it is quite overt.

Continue Reading