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Classical Notes: January 7, 2008 Archive

I'll Cut My Own Hand Off

Posted at 8:19 AM on January 7, 2008 by Rex Levang

But when I'm making risotto or frying fish, there will never be classical music playing in the background. I can't have anything else going on when classical music is playing, because it forces me into a whole other mind space. I can't actually wield a knife while listening to classical music, or I’ll cut my own hand off.

From Canadian singer Measha Brueggergosman, appearing at the Ordway this Tuesday at short notice; full interview here.