Reviews

  • "Absolutely on Music is an unprecedented treasure… Talking about music is like dancing about architecture, it’s often said, but what joy to watch these two friends dance."

    Guardian
  • "Hardly a soul writes of the listening and playing of music with such insight and tenderness"

    Patti Smith, New York Times Book Review
  • "Their words tessellate perfectly, forcing the neurons in your brain into a brave new quest for artistic divinity… A book for people transfixed by the minutia of creativity."

    Shortlist
  • "High Fidelity for classical music fans."

    Publishers Weekly
  • "These dialogues...add up to a sprawling feast of Mahler-style “polytonality” - or, alternatively, the sort of protean jam-session that Monk and Parker relished."

    Boyd Tonkin, Arts Desk

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