Sir: Your story on Bach [Dec, 27] was the best Christmas cover story for a long, long time. Every word brought illumination and joy; you had the symmetry, the inevitable Tightness in every part. You have an art of your own. I left a reading of every word with a sense of completeness; the Bach violin partitas began sounding through my mind as I got up. You caught the heart of the Bachian Restoration in a magnificent end-of-year cadenza. What is better for space travel than the accompaniment of Bach? Long live Bach'
HAYDN LEWIS GILMORE Tunkhannock, Pa.
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