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Mar.6, 2013

Vol. 113, No. 8

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Learning from Babbitt

In response to: From the Editor

By NICHOLAS CLIFFORD ’52

Published in the March6, 2013 issue

I was very glad to see your tribute to Milton Babbitt *92 (From the editor, Jan. 16). Many years ago, when I was a senior, I delighted as much in studying the piano (with the wonderful Louise Strunsky in town) as in my academic work. But I was a lousy player, and when she...

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Those memorable concerts

In response to: Play a song for me

By MURRAY MCANDREW *67

Published in the March6, 2013 issue

I recently saw a film featuring the Russian opera legend Galina Vishnevskaya, and it brought back the wonderful memory of hearing her in concert at McCarter Theatre, around 1965. I was a graduate student at that time, married with two young children. Living on a research ...

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Those memorable concerts

In response to: Play a song for me

By EVAN THOMAS

Published in the March6, 2013 issue

I am a longtime reader of PAW — off and on for the last 50 years or so (my father went to Princeton). I think it is a great alumni magazine. But I particularly want to give a shout-out to W. Barksdale Maynard. His writing in PAW is always lively and knowing, warm without...

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Those memorable concerts

In response to: Play a song for me

By WAYNE VAN SAUN ’71

Published in the March6, 2013 issue

I have thoroughly enjoyed the Jan. 16 issue re: music at Princeton. Seeing your request for memories, I have a good one! My junior year, I got tickets late for the James Taylor concert, which apparently got moved to Dillon (the ad in your issue said the concert was to be at ...

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Those memorable concerts

In response to: Play a song for me

By JAMES “PUTTER” COX ’74

Published in the March6, 2013 issue

Most interesting concert moment: Alexander Hall, probably 1972: John McLaughlin and the Mahavishnu Orchestra … with opening act John Prine! Who put this one together? After several songs by Prine, someone in the restless crowd awaiting the main act yelled, “Get off the...

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