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Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV988
Uri Caine, Piano
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Celebrating in style: Uri Caine's unusual take on Verdi and Wagner

Uri Caine  ©  Bill Douthart
In his 2011 book Verdi and/or Wagner, currently doing the rounds in libraries across the UK for obvious reasons, Peter Conrad devotes the best of 400 pages to essentially draw all sorts of divisive lines: the sensual Italian song versus the cerebral German symphony; the radically different conceptions of tragedy (“Tragedy in Wagner is an act of will […] Verdi’s characters, unlike Wagner’s,
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