The Slipped Disc daily comfort zone (180): Glorious autumn

The Slipped Disc daily comfort zone (180): Glorious autumn


norman lebrecht

September 13, 2020

It is exactly six months that I started this daily series, at the onset of lockdown. I hope it continues to console and surprise.

Just love this piece.



  • Edgar Self says:

    A good, kind and beneficent idea, Norman. Surprises, novelties, many old friends, and one V. Lind called in her discomfort zone. If, as appears likely, it runs another six months, I’ll be all ears.

  • Monty Earleman says:

    Gorgeous music, new to me- and gorgeous playing too- do you know the pianist?

  • David Derrick says:

    How nice and rare to find Milhaud getting a plug.

  • Ricardo says:

    That’s lovely. Milhaud is full of surprises. And nice picture of my old beloved teacher Roman Totenberg. Here’s one by one of Milhaud’s favorite pupils:

  • David K. Nelson says:

    Do read his autobiography, Notes Without Music. Some fascinating stories, some great names are dropped freely. And there is so little of his music that is known today, one comes away from the book tantalized to hear more.