Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop

“A couple of years later I was in California near Mills College where he [Milhaud] taught, and Madame Milhaud asked me to come for lunch. I gladly accepted and had a lovely time at their home. What I was surprised about was that he never stopped orchestrating while we were all having lunch.”

– from Building Bridges With Music: Stories from a Composer’s Life by Samuel Adler. I hope to write more about this recently published memoir by the remarkably productive composer, teacher, and conductor.