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Pianist Brendel bids a serenely Brendellian farewell

Alfred Brendel (pictured last week at Carnegie Hall) chose to play music by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, and Schubert at his final appearance in Boston. Alfred Brendel (pictured last week at Carnegie Hall) chose to play music by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, and Schubert at his final appearance in Boston. (Jennifer taylor for the new york times)
By Jeremy Eichler
Globe Staff / February 25, 2008

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Alfred Brendel once wrote that "the range of what a great composer can express seems mysteriously incompatible with his limitations as a visible, and tangible, human being. I cannot imagine anything more thrilling than to explore that range." (Full article: 537 words)

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