"Robert Schumann's Advice to Young Musicians" | A Boöring Book Club Review

"Robert Schumann's Advice to Young Musicians" | A Boöring Book Club Review

“Robert Schumann’s Advice to Young Musicians”

As discussed in this YouTube video - we will rank and review this book, then leave three tips we’ve learned at the bottom.

First, we rank the book based on three factors:

  1. Enjoyability

  2. Applicability

  3. Literary Value

Score:

Enjoyability (5*)

Super quick, super fast!
You can knock this book out in an hour.

Applicability (5*)

This is one of those books where you open one page a day and meditate on it.

One quote + picture per page, plus simple commentary to elaborate. Easy.

I found many perils of wisdom in this book. I know I have to read it again and again and again.

Literary Value (1*)

You won’t read this book for any literary gain.

Three Lessons from the Book:

  1. Distinguish between works for experts and amateurs

  2. It's the artist’s duty to discover and promote works with integrity

  3. Best to play an easy piece beautifully

*for a detailed explanation, check out my video here

Thank you for reading!

Louis J. DiPaolo Jr.

*amazon link #1

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