Interpretive Resource

Audio Lecture: The Vinteuil Sonata: Where Music and Literature Collide

Audio Lecture: The Vinteuil Sonata: Where Music and Literature Collide

Composer John Adams gives the Third Annual Presidential Lecture on how French 19th-century writer Marcel Proust describes the act of listening to music, referring also to novelist Thomas Mann. Adams is introduced by Art Institute President and Director James Cuno.



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