Murakami on Music – Vintage Podcast Live at Spiritland
To celebrate the publication of Haruki Murakami’s Absolutely on Music, VINTAGE held an afternoon of music and discussion at Spiritland in King’s Cross. This live edition of the VINTAGE Podcast featured James Rhodes, renowned concert pianist and author; Jeremy Warmsley, one half of the band Summer Camp; Suzanne Dean, Creative Director at VINTAGE and Murakami’s UK cover designer; John Mitchinson, Publisher at Unbound; Liz Foley, Murakami’s UK Publisher along with regular hosts Alex Clark and Will Rycroft; all sharing their thoughts on Murakami, music and reading. Absolutely on Music is transcribed from intimate conversations between Haruki Murakami and acclaimed conductor Seiji Ozawa. They discuss everything from Brahms to Beethoven, from Leonard Bernstein to Glenn Gould, from record collecting to pop-up orchestras, and much more. Ultimately this book gives readers an unprecedented glimpse into the minds of two maestros.
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Haruki Murakami – Absolutely on Music
An unprecedented glimpse into the minds of two maestros.
Haruki Murakami’s passion for music runs deep. Before turning his hand to writing, he ran a jazz club in Tokyo, and the aesthetic and emotional power of music permeates every one of his much-loved books. Now, inAbsolutely on Music,Murakami fulfills a personal dream, sitting down with his friend, acclaimed conductor Seiji Ozawa, to talk about their shared interest.
They discuss everything from Brahms to Beethoven, from Leonard Bernstein to Glenn Gould, from record collecting to pop-up orchestras, and much more.
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