Scathing reviews, whimsical stories, and diverting games fill the pages of this utterly engaging kaleidoscope of skewed tales on the world of Classical music. It dishes out a marvelous feast of tales served up by a master storyteller whose reach extends around the world and to the beginnings of civilization.

chapter I|81 pages

Incidental Music

chapter II|93 pages

Not to Be Found in Authorized Biographies

chapter III|40 pages

This Modern Stuff

chapter IV|32 pages

Musicians Are Like That

chapter V|35 pages

Red, White and Blue Notes

chapter VI|10 pages

The Carnival of Animals

chapter VII|12 pages

Verse and Worse