A man sidled up to me last week at an operatic season launch and gave the secret sign. I twitched my trouser leg and wiggled my elbow. One cult member had found another.
Those who like the music of Bohuslav Martinu don’t just like it. We are passionate devotees of some of the most compelling works of music written by anyone in the first half of the 20th century.
Go explain why to agnostics. And go persuade them to listen. The trouble with Martinu is he wrote so much that newcomers have no idea where to begin. Well, here’s where.
It’s my Album of the Week on sinfinimusic.com.
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