Trout Week: Tokyo String Quartet
Catch of the Day: Free download of the Tokyo Quartet playing Beethoven's String Quartet No. 13 (Op. 130): Presto
Thursday, April 07, 2011
The devastation in Japan has brought attention to one facet of the country’s cultural life: its vibrant classical music heritage. As the Montreal Gazette recently reported, the world's third-largest economy encompasses the world's second-largest music market. And unlike the more recent boom in China, Japan’s classical heritage reaches back several decades.
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