Posts Tagged: Prokofiev

Mood Music

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At Largehearted Boy, essayist, literary experimentalist, and scholar Mary Capello shares an annotated playlist for her new essay collection, Life Breaks In (University of Chicago Press). She describes mood as the “companion and muse” for her writing: If there is one subject under the sun that defies our ordering systems even as it tempts us […]

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A Year In The Life: Premiere Perseveration

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I once, years ago, sat next to a colleague at a premiere, and as the lights dimmed I whispered, “Why do I do this to myself?” And yet, I persist.

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A Year in the Life: Deadlines,  A Love Story

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Deadlines make me crazy. They cause me anxiety, sleepless nights, and self-hatred, but they also make me work very hard, and to manage to always, somehow, so far, pull it off.

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