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Linda Shaver-Gleason
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Musicologist, Writer, Program Annotator, Debunker of Musical Myths
Musicologist, Writer, Program Annotator, Debunker of Musical Myths

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I examine a convoluted "solution" to #Elgar's #Enigma  and how media presented it.

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In this essay for VAN Magazine, I confront the cliché of presenting #classicalmusic   #composers as rock stars. #publicmusicology  

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Did #Beethoven  saw the legs off his pianos to hear them better? Why do we prefer to think of him as eternally frustrated? #musicology  

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Debunking a mountain of #Mozart myths in Myleene Klass's article for The Telegraph. #musicology   #musichistorycliches  

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Another guest post, this time about the Mozart Effect, the uplifting song formula, and other dubious science. #musicology   #publicmusicology

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I wrote a post, just not for this blog. #publicmusicology

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Did a newly-discovered #Mozart concerto premiere last week? Was a manuscript at @Sothebys really by #Beethoven? Why do we care? #musicology

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Why #Britten was closeted, how uncloseting him now helps #LGBTQ visibility, and how #socialmedia spreads #fakenews. #musicology  

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Post-election reflections on anti-progressive rhetoric from some classical music fans. #PublicMusicology

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