I'm not quite sure why such a fraudulent book would be recommended by anyone. Why can't we just enjoy music without all this superstitious nonsense?Published 22 months ago by Michael
This book not only talks about music composers of the past but has a refreshing honesty that publicly proclaims that most gave credit to the God of Heaven for their musical gift. Read morePublished on February 5, 2013 by Robert Mullen
Brahms scholarship has established that Abell embellished Brahms views with his own. Many of the statements attributed to the composers are in fact fabrications. Read morePublished on July 15, 2011 by Victor de Sabata
The information is, at best, suspect. The prose is labored, the organization of the book almost laughable. Read morePublished on June 7, 2011 by pmv
I became suspicious when I opened the book and saw no foundations for the different interviews, how Abell obtained them, place and date, that would have lent a bit of authenticity... Read morePublished on January 24, 2009 by Juan Rostagno
This patently fraudulent book was concocted by its author with a clear agenda. Its bogus-ness is clarified by the scholarly article by Jan Swafford "Did the Young Brahms Play... Read morePublished on December 25, 2008 by Erica R.