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Fulcrum
April 27th, 2007, 07:14 PM
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20070427/music_nm/russia_rostropovich_dc_6

I think his is the definitive take on Bach's cello suites.

It was a travesty when Brezhnev revoked his citizenship, and a glorious day when Gorbachev restored it.

His enlightened understanding of what it meant to be human in the face of a faceless totalitarian regime informed his work and the lives of all he touched. A life truly well-lived.

Mixerpuppet
April 27th, 2007, 07:59 PM
RIP

Its sad to see those who stove for mastery in the arts from that era pass away. Soon that generation will all be gone.