Furt’, Busch and Serkin

In the course of preparing a short study on Furtwängler and Max Reger, an anecdote has emerged featuring the conductor, the violinist Adolf Busch and the then very young pianist Rudolf Serkin.

There is nothing here of great importance, except that a careful examination of the facts leads to the conclusion — indeed an immutable principle — that one should always exercise vigilance when reading biographies. This little article Au cœur d'un continuo ('At the heart of a continuo') is reserved for members.

14 February 2018

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