Clipping the Middle Man
Just want to thank my mail carrier for delivering my recycling directly to my house.
How classical maestros also used their batons to stab each other in the back:
•“If he had been making shell
casings during the war, it might
have made for better music.”
Camille Saint-Saëns, on Maurice Ravel
•“Wagner has beautiful moments but awful quarters of an hour.”
Gioachino Rossini, on Richard Wagner
•“I liked the opera very much.
Everything but the music.”
Benjamin Britten, on Igor Stravinsky