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bridging an ideological gap

If the Catalan cellist Pablo Casals’ social participatory was through an act of boycott, the Korean-born German composer Isang Yun’s democratic movement was through an act of composition. For instance, Yun’s many compositions were written as cultural participation in portraying … Continue reading

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what has the Cold War got to do with it?

With reference to the distribution of recordings by Russian labels, record reviews of Prokofiev’s cello music suffered from the Cold War. In the first recording reviews of Prokofiev’s cello sonata op.119 in 1960 and the “unfinished” solo cello sonata op.134 … Continue reading

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