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Kessler on music

A portrait of Kessler by Edvard Munch. In last week's New Yorker, I wrote about Journey to the Abyss, Laird Easton's English translation of the early diaries of Count Harry Kessler. As promised, I have typed up some music-related passages...
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Book Notes - Michael J Seidlinger "The Face of Any Other"

Music / Indie Music : largehearted boy (3 days ago)

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Bret Easton Ellis, Kate Christensen, Kevin Brockmeier, George Pelecanos, ... Read Post

Book Notes - Laird Hunt "Neverhome"

Music / Indie Music : largehearted boy (3 months ago)

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Bret Easton Ellis, Kate Christensen, Kevin Brockmeier, George Pelecanos, ... Read Post

Harry Kessler's diaries

Music / Classical : The Rest Is Noise (3 years ago)

Diary of an Aesthete. The New Yorker, April 23, 2012. There's more to be said about the musical revelations in this astounding book: Kessler's account of the Rite of Spring premiere, his meetings with Mahler and Cosima Wagner, his c... Read Post


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