Performing Arts

Piano Accompanist Raymond Beegle: The Classics Are Our Hope

Raymond Beegle at the piano in his home in New York City on May 19, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)
Raymond Beegle at the piano in his home in New York City on May 19, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

Practitioners involved with the classical arts respond to why they think the texts, forms, and methods of the classics are worth keeping and why they...

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