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Thomas Beecham

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Great music is that which penetrates the ear with facility and leaves the memory with difficulty. Magical music never leaves the memory.
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[Beecham admitted to Neville Cardus that he had made this up on the spur of the moment to satisfy an importunate journalist; he acknowledged that it was an oversimplification. (Neville Cardus: 'Sir Thomas Beecham, A Memoir', 1961)]

 
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