Music: Yes

"This music says 'Yes' to all who ask if courage and sacrifice and endurance and fortitude can win against a cruel tyranny. . . . Somehow this music tells us that happiness is deeper than unhappiness. Many of you know of the tragedy of my life, yet I can say that. There is joy to be had, even through grief. In the depths of my heart I know it, and I know that ignorance of this may lead ultimately to defeat and suicide."

So spoke Bruno Walter one day last week to a newspaper interviewer. Few...

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