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Heuwell Tircuit

Heuwell Tircuit
Heuwell Tircuit (1931-2010) was a composer, performer, and writer who was chief writer for Gramophone Japan and for twenty-one years a music reviewer for the San Francisco Chronicle. He also wrote for Chicago American and the Asahi Evening News.

While original in his style, Felix Mendelssohn was certainly no radical. What he offered was a perfect blending of classical proportion with Romantic fervor. In that sense, he amounts to a kind of missing link between Mozart and the remainder of the nineteenth century...