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Becoming Them: An Article about Piano Music

James Wood complains when his father listens to classical records, until the author falls crushingly for Beethoven, in this article about piano music. »

The Girl Soldier, Joan of Arc

The Girl Soldier, Joan of Arc

irls are not supposed to be violent. But girls are not supposed to be warriors, whose métier is, after all, violence. They are not supposed to be burned alive. It is precisely the disjunction between ... »

An Equal Music Review for Lovers of Classical Piano Music

Michael Holmes, the second violinist of the successful Maggiore String Quartet, by all counts should be happy. Yet ten years before, he abandoned Julia, the love of his life, at their Viennese conserv... »

A Good Yarn for Adult Piano Lessons

In this exclusive video interview with Lynn York, she reads two selections from the book. Two love stories, a murder mystery, and a mother-daughter tale, juiced with plenty of comedic and sexy moments... »

The Piano Shop on the Left Bank: Adult Piano Lessons in Paris

One of my dearest friends, Jacqueline, recently asked me to suggest a well-written book that was free of frightening suspense or family trauma. I sent her a list of my favorite literary chick-lit, but... »