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A Piano Recital Of Isser Slonim At The Rubin Academy In Jerusalem

A PIANO RECITAL OF ISSER SLONIM AT THE RUBIN ACADEMY IN JERUSALEM


An old man is not a paltry thing
His hands are hammers and strings
His mind holds the whole composition
Before it unflows to us.

In this bare room
With these simple chairs

His Russian students long hair
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Janell Cressman 20 May 2009

I love it, I play the paino, so I know what you are saying, That is some amazing writing

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Ernie Raskauskas 04 August 2008

'the sounds which make us feel we too may sometimes live in a higher world, also.' is a felicitous phrase which I enjoyed perhaps because it describes sowell how I feelwhen I have listened to uplifting music or great poetry.

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