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25 January: A critic’s choices

Taylor, the serious musician and serious critic who feared the serious music world took it too seriously. (Photo: Blue Network.)

Taylor, the serious musician and serious critic who feared the serious music world took it too seriously. (Photo: Blue Network.)

He may be almost entirely forgotten in America by the 21st Century, but in his own time Deems Taylor is something of a personality in the classical music world above and beyond his own chosen work as a composer whose post-Romantic style proves engaging in the moment but (to too many critics) forgettable beyond it.

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