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Symphony of Secrets: Brendan Slocumb’s Newest Novel Challenges Classical Music History

Violinist-violist and educator Brendan Slocumb was first introduced to readers with his best-selling 2022 debut novel The Violin Conspiracy which shone a light on the issues of race and class in Western classical music. The power of imagination in tackling social issues while also displaying a writer’s own knowledge and rhetorical talents is often underestimated […]

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