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THE BIGOT, RACIST, and ANTI-SEMITE LISITSA’S PUBLIC HATE SPEECH: THE FACTS

  http://ukrainianpolicy.com/why-valentina-lisitsa-was-fired/


Tell me, what concert venue in the United States, or sponsor or such, wants to sully its name by association with the outspoken bigot, racist, and anti-semite, Valentina Lisitsa, who … Continue Reading →


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OPINION: BAN LISITSA

  https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/ban-hate-monger-valentina-lisitsa-william-vasyl-pawlowsky  


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UKRAINIANS PROTEST THE BIGOT, ANTI-SEMITE, and RACIST LISITSA

http://euromaidanpress.com/2014/10/01/demonstrators-protest-anti-ukrainian-pianist-valentina-lisitsa/    


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REGARDING THE BIGOT, ANTI-SEMITE and RACIST LISITSA: A LETTER FROM B’NAI B’RITH

  http://www.bnaibrith.org/in-the-news/read-bnai-briths-letter-to-spokane-symphony-orchestra  


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The Bigot and Racist, Valentina Lisitsa, Once Again Puts here Foot in her Mouth

Valentina Lisitsa, who is suing me for slander and libel over a review, is  a well known, unapologetic, outspoken bigot and racist who sees fit to compare black people, including … Continue Reading →


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Valentina Lisitsa: Review of her Scriabin Recording

SCRIABIN: Nuances. Waltz in F minor; Prelude, Op 2; Nocturne in A flat; Two Scherzos, WoO; Waltz in G sharp; minor; Klavierstucke in B flat minor; Fugue in F minor; … Continue Reading →


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Pianist Sokolov Refuses Cremona Award, Blames Norman Lebrecht

  Cremona, Italy – The distinguished Russian pianist, Grigory Sokolov, acknowledged by critics, the public, and his peers as among the greatest pianists of the 20th century, went public today … Continue Reading →


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On Moving On: Reflections on Survival and Disembodied Existence

  ON MOVING ON:  REFLECTIONS ON SURVIVAL AND DISEMBODIED EXISTENCE by John Bell Young With regard to the number one killer in America today – death – a number of … Continue Reading →


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Scriabin Defended Against His Devotees: A Critical Examination of the Russian Composer in the Context of Russian Religion, History, and Culture

SCRIABIN DEFENDED AGAINST HIS DEVOTEES: A Critical Evaluation of the Composer and His Music in the Context of Russian History, Religion and Culture (Excerpts) By John Bell Young      “No … Continue Reading →


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The Strange Story of Charles Finnegan: The Most Elaborate Fraud Ever in Classical Music

  by John Bell Young The most astonishing thing that I have encountered in classical music this year is the remarkable story of Charles Finnegan, if that is even his … Continue Reading →


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Threads of Ava Gardner’s Life

“In London, a coincidence brought me together with the actress Ava Gardner, an unforgettable presence, an extraordinarily intelligent and musical individual, and a great dinner partner. I was about to … Continue Reading →


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Peter Klatzow: A Haunting Barcarole

With the publication of Chopin’s Barcarolle more than 170 years ago, more than an endearing piano work beguiled a public eager for more. It also inspired several generations of composers, … Continue Reading →


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In Response to a Film Review of “Seymour: An Introduction” in the New Yorker

The author of this review in the New Yorker of Ethan Hawke’s new film, “Seymour: An Introduction” Richard Brody, is light years out of his depth, at least where music … Continue Reading →


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The Perfect Con Job: The Myth of Glenn Gould

The name Glenn Gould has always been synonymous with a vision of music utterly devoid of affect and inflection, which are the sine qua non of music making in general … Continue Reading →


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A masterclass on Chopin: Prelude in E minor

with John Bell Young


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