Music: Words from a Music Lover

The world may not be getting tired of Composer Arthur Honegger, but Honegger is getting pretty tired of the world. His music has often been brilliant and provocative, e.g., in his oratorio King David, at other times about as profound as movie sound tracks, of which he has written dozens. This month, at 62, Honegger sounded off to Paris' Franc-Tireur on tiis favorite subject. Excerpts:

"There are works I used to like and can't hear any more. I literally don't hear them. The Beethoven symphonies, for example. After having heard them a few hundred times, it's as if I hear nothing but...

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