"Berkeley-Paris Express" is the colorful story of the education of a young composer (the author as a young man) who has quit popular music and begun to write his first symphony. The story recalls the influences of people and places upon him - first, that of an expressionist painter (a follower of Jung) in Berkeley, California, who became his mentor, and later, that of Paris, and the Juilliard School. Available now at Amazon.com and Kindle
No special knowledge of music or painting necessary.
Webster Young is a published neoclassical composer who has reached my Opus 130. He was twice invited by the White House to be a candidate for directorship of the National Endowment for the Arts, and has been a music journalist for several years, writing opinion pieces for Newsday, the Intercollegiate Review, and the Catholic Herald in London.
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