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Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Guest Blogger Dept.: George Antheil wrote his pithy "Jazz Sonata" (or Sonata No. 4) in 1922, and crams in to a frantic minute and a half an astounding array of trope and cliche characterizing the world of jazz and the dance hall at the time. The difficult piece meets its match in Marc-André Hamelin.