“…for a composer.”

She was a competent pianist, for a composer. That is to say, she could play anything at sight but she could not play anything really well.

515qFdua37L._SX314_BO1,204,203,200_A description of the character Hulda Schnakenburg in Robertson Davies’  novel The Lyre of Orpheus. The book is mentioned by Alex Ross here.

Well, I better go practice…


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