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Michael Houstoun at 60 – divining the depths of the Diabellis

By , 20/10/2012
It was probably pianist Artur Schnabel's droll wit (documented elsewhere) which gave rise to the remark he made in a letter to his wife regarding the audience at a performance he gave in Spain of Beethoven's "Diabelli" Variations - "I am the only person here who is enjoying this, and I get the money - they pay, and have to suffer!" A once-fashionable thought was, of course, that suffering was... read more

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