"Robert Schumann's Advice to Young Musicians" | A Boöring Book Club Review
“Robert Schumann’s Advice to Young Musicians”
First, we rank the book based on three factors:
Super quick, super fast!
You can knock this book out in an hour.
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:
Distinguish between works for experts and amateurs
It's the artist’s duty to discover and promote works with integrity
Best to play an easy piece beautifully
*for a detailed explanation, check out my video here
Thank you for reading!
Louis J. DiPaolo Jr.