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THE NAPOLEON DUPORT CAPER PART 2

WHEN LAST we encountered the cello of Jean-Louis Duport, indeed only yesterday, it had been manhandled by the overly enthusiastic as well as musically inept Napoleon Bonaparte. Today, the caper … Continue reading

May 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

THE NAPOLEON DUPORT CAPER PART 1

IT WAS 1812, destined to be the year about which Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky would later compose an Overture. You know the one, with cannons and bells, celebrating Russia‚Äôs defense against … Continue reading

May 19, 2018 · 1 Comment