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10.5.18

On ClassicsToday: Pygmalion’s Invitation to the Dance

Given the imminent demise of my Forbes column (old content will remain), it's all the more pleasing to be able to announce that I will now be contributing CD reviews to ClassicsToday. Here's my first:

Pygmalion’s Invitation to the Dance

by Jens F. Laurson
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The ballet’s story is quickly told: Pygmalion, a sculptor, falls in love with one of his own creations. Would-be girlfriend Céphise doesn’t buy it and is jealous. Cupid intervenes and the statue comes to life. The latter is taught how to dance–cue several instrumental courtly... Continue Reading




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