Well the dude is a douche, but I dont disagree with his opinion. This was a bit funny: "Responsible teachers ought to be beating these kinds of histrionics out of their students "
and of course the cliche gould reference
also, i would guess that young people probably think Lang Lang is pretty cool; not get scared away by his flailing like the author suggests.
lolz at using ruby as an example. He was the king of high hand showmanship, and said that other pianists sat like “soda jerks”. I do agree that some of the exalted countenance is ridiculous, but rather than deter people I think it’s done to épater le bourgeois , much like the pompous way pianists talk about their relationship with music in interviews. Some I believe, but many I don’t.
WTF Vol? I mean… uh… thnx 4 sharing…
Michelangelli’s mannerisms maximize manliness by moussing his mustache.
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