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A Musical Motley - Newman, Ernest
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An excerpt of a review from The Bookman , Volume 51: HUMOROUS books on musical topics are scarce. While a considerable number of musical critics have a sense of fun and the gift of wit, these qualities usually appear only in their newspaper comments. William James Henderson, for instance, has been for years a bon mot incarnate in his daily remarks on musical doings, but his books are as serious as sermons. Among England's critics none is better informed or a greater literary artist than Ernest Newman, but no one would ...

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