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|music||USA||1991||Williams, Walter Jon. "While Night's Black Agents to Their Preys Do Rouse " in Wild Cards IX: Jokertown Shuffle (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Bantam (1991); pg. 330.||Pg. 330: "No Charlie Parker. That was what Shad had found hard to adjust to. No John Coltrane. No Miles Davis. Dizzy Gillespie fronted something called the Fort Wayne People's Folk Orchestra and blew some good licks, but it wasn't anywhere near the same. "; Pg. 340: Phantom of the Opera [Many other refs., not in DB.]|
|music||USA||1992||Dick, Philip K. Ubik. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1969); pg. 78.||Pg. 78: "'Did you know that Toscanini used to sing along with the singers when he conducted an opera?' Joe said. 'That in his recording of Traviata you can hear him during the aria 'Sempre Libera'?' "; Pg. 124: "And a ten-inch 78-speed black-label Victor record of Ray Noble's orchestra playing 'Turkish Delight.' " [Other refs. to classical music, not in DB.]|
|music||USA||1995||Scholz, Carter. "Radiance " in New Legends. Greg Bear (ed.) New York: Tor (1995); pg. 222.||Pg. 222: "...to the swell of the Brahms Requiem in full clash with The Butthole Surfers... "; Pg. 264: "when we played the Apocalypse Now music, the Wagner Valk... "|
|music||USA||1997||Bradbury, Ray. "Someone in the Rain " in Driving Blind. New York: Avon Books (1997); pg. 146.||"And the music had played 'I Found My Love in Avalon' and things like 'In Old Monterrey.' " [Also pg. 148.]|
|music||USA||1998||Atwood, Margaret. The Handmaid's Tale. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin (1986); pg. 70.||"...lying on little Japanese mats, a tape playing, Les Sylphides... "|
|music||USA||1998||Atwood, Margaret. The Handmaid's Tale. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin (1986); pg. 302.||[Academic symposium in Nanavit, year 2195.] Pg. 301: "...metal footlocker, U.S. Army issue, circa perhaps 1955... approximately thirty tape cassettes... "; Pg. 302: "The labels on the cassettes were authentic period labels, dating, of course, from some time before the inception of the early Gilead era, as all such secular music was banned under the regime. There were, for instance, four tapes entitled 'Elvis Presley's Golden Years,' three of 'Folk Songs of Lithuania,' three of 'Boy George Takes It Off,' and two of 'Mantovani's Mellow Strings,' as well a some titles that sported a mere single tape each: 'Twisted Sisters at Carnegie Hall' is one of which I am particularly fond. "|
|music||USA||1998||Dick, Philip K. Time Out of Joint. New York: Random House (2002; c. 1959); pg. 18.||Pg. 18: "...the Vienna Opera performance of Beethoven's Fidelio. "; Pg. 24: "'....Why rock-and-roll instead of the lovely Jeanette McDonald and Nelson Eddy Maytime music that we listened to when we were their age?' "; Pg. 29: Clair de Lune; Pg. 48: "Glenn Miller's orchestra "; Pg. 71: Gilbert and Sullivan|
|music||USA||1998||Wood, Crystal. Cut Him Out in Little Stars. Denton, TX: Tattersall Publishing (revised and reprinted 1998; c. 1994); pg. 99.||Pg. 99: Garth Brooks (also pg. 174, 186); Nashville Network; Branson; Roy Clark; Willie Nelson; Pg. 186: Brooks' 'Friends in Low Places'|
|music||USA||1999||Anderson, Jack. Millennium. New York: Tor (1994); pg. 106.||"'You know. Some rotund housewife from Kankakee, Illinois calls in and says she saw Elvis inhaling a Double Whopper at the local B.K. You take her name and number and say, 'Yes, ma'am, we'll get on it as soon as we finish tracking down John Lennon.' ' " [More, pg. 107.]|
|music||USA||1999||Cerasini, Marc. Godzilla 2000. New York: Random House (1997); pg. 176.||Garth Brooks|
|music||USA||1999||Willis, Connie. "Miracle " in Miracle and Other Christmas Stories. New York: Bantam (1999); pg. 29.||Pg. 29: "Now Jimmy Stewart was singing, 'Buffalo Gals, Won't You Come Out Tonight?' "; Pg. 56: "Auld Lang Syne "|
|music||USA||2002||Bell, M. Shayne. "Mrs. Lincoln's China " in Circa 2000: Gay Fiction at the Millennium (Robert Drake & Terry Wolverton, eds). Los Angeles, CA: Alyson Pub. (2000; c. 1995); pg. 12.||"Three years before, my daughter Lydia Ann, who was just sixteen years old at the time, went early to the AC/DC reunion concert because the seating as open and she wanted to sit up close. She liked the drummer, and if you sit up close and take binoculars you can see everything there is to see about a man sitting on stage in front of you, down to the kind of socks he's wearing, but a crowd formed up behind her and started shoving forward and my Lydia Ann thought she was going to suffocate in the press of people before security guards opened the gates, and even then six people got trampled to death when everybody rushed forward... "|
|music||USA||2004||Dick, Philip K. The Zap Gun. New York: Bluejay Books (1985; c. 1965); pg. 64.|| "'Richard Wagner?' Lars asked. 'The composer?'
'The dramatist and poet... In Siegried, to paraphrase in order to depict your situation, 'Ich hab' nicht Bruder, noch Schwester, Meine Mutter--' " [More]
|music||USA||2004||Hand, Elizabeth. Catwoman. New York: Ballantine (2004). Based on screenplay by John Rogers, Mike Ferris, and John Brancato; pg. 272.||...as she read a tabloid magazine.
"It says here that Elvis and Michael Jackson are actually the same person, " announced Sally without looking up.
|music||USA||2015||Dick, Philip K. "Novelty Act " in The Minority Report and Other Classic Stories by Philip K. Dick. New York: Kensington (2002; c. 1963); pg. 196.||Pg. 196: Bach; Mozart; Stravinsky; Pg. 203: Bach; Handel; 'The Little Fugue in G Minor'; Pg. 205: Bach 'Chaconne in D'; 'Fifth Unaccompanied Cello Suite'; Pg. 214: "...world renown cellist, Henri LeClercq, in a program of Jerome Kern and Cole Porter.' "|
|music||USA||2025||Dick, Philip K. The Penultimate Truth. New York: Dell (1964); pg. 64.||Franz Liszt opus|
|music||USA||2040||Dick, Philip K. "Orpheus with Clay Feet " in The Minority Report and Other Classic Stories by Philip K. Dick. New York: Kensington (2002; c. 1963); pg. 292.||Pg. 292: Mozart; Beethoven; Choral Symphony; Beethoven Ninth; Pg. 299: Beethoven|
|music||Utah||1989||Sillitoe, Linda. "Windows on the Sea " in Bright Angels & Familiars. (Eugene England, ed.) Salt Lake City, UT: Signature Books (1992; story c. 1989); pg. 155.||"But Amy was belting that song Cindy Lauper had made popular, 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun.' "|
|music||Utah||1991||Young, Margaret Blair. "Outsiders " in Bright Angels & Familiars. (Eugene England, ed.) Salt Lake City, UT: Signature Books (1992; story c. 1991); pg. 296.|| "We could feel the drumbeats of In-na-god-da-da-vida and Fresh Garbage when some PCV put a quarter in the jukebox. There was someone who played 'Heard It Through the Grapevine' every night, sometimes two or three times. Someone else loved 'The Age of Aquarius.'
My tastes were not so advanced. On the lamp table, I had a picture of Bobby Sherman, the deliciously blue-eyed star of 'Here Come the Brides,' sassy singer of 'Hey Little Woman, Please Make Up Your Mind.' I would put Bobby face down when I undressed for bed... " [More about Bobby Sherman, incl. some song lyrics.]
|music||Utah||2000||Budrys, Algis (ed.) L. Ron Hubbard Presents The Best of Writers of the Future. Los Angeles, CA: Bridge Publications (2000); pg. 155.||[Intro to illustrator, story "Recalling Cinderella "] "Darren J. Albertson was a winner in the Illustrators of the Future Contest in 1991 and was published in the WOTF anthology, Volume VIII, in 1992. He has gone on to become somewhat of an 'Artist to the Stars' by creating commemoratives, packaging and advertising collateral for some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry, such as Elvis Presley, John Lennon, Kiss, Celine Dion and presently Brittany Spears, to name only a few.... he sculpts relief images used for coin collectibles for clients like The Beatles, Yellow Submarine, The Grateful Dead and for various Disney characters and products. Increasingly, he is setting aside more and more time to pursue personal works with his passion for fine art oil painting.
Darren resides in Provo, Utah, with his wife, Cindy, and their five children, who are currently in search of their dream home and his dream studio. "
|music||Utah||2020||Dick, Philip K. & Roger Zelazny. Deus Irae. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1976); pg. 4.||Pg. 4: "Father Handy chanted, singsong, from Ruddigore. "; Pg. 6: Mozart's Magic Flute; Pg. 121: Bob Dylan|
|music||Utah||2055||Dick, Philip K. Now Wait for Last Year. New York: Manor Books (1976); pg. 108.||"'...Currently I am picking up a radio station which is broadcasting something entitled 'Mary Marlin.' A piano piece by Debussy is being played as theme.' "|
|music||Utah: Beaver County||2010||Hickman, Tracy. The Immortals. New York: ROC/Penguin Books (1997; c. 1996); pg. 336.||Pg. 336: "'...now you want me to join the revolution? Do I have to wear an armband or sing the last chorus of Les Miserables?...' "; Pg. 338: "as he loudly hummed Tchaikovsky's 'Sleeping Beauty Waltz'... "; Pg. 425: "Erik's music, crafted onto the paper by his own hand and secured in place by P.T.'s final gift--the violin; Olivia Codgebury's 'Home Where Art Thou'... "|
|music||Virginia||2010||Anthony, Patricia. Cold Allies. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich (1993); pg. 23.||Pg. 23: "Musak: the Valium String Quartet's rendition of Evergreen "; Pg. 123: Telemann's Concerto in E Major for Flute by the Academy of Ancient Music, conducted by Christopher Hogwood.|
|music||Washington, D.C.||1995||Hand, Elizabeth. Waking the Moon. New York: HarperPrism (1995); pg. 135.||Pg. 135: "Two grad students sang an Elton John that I hated. "; 'Chelsea Morning'; 'Been Too Long at the Fair' and 'Afterhours'; Pg. 202: Ramones and the Cramps; Pg. 209: Arvo Part; Pg. 266: "'Bob Dylan or Dylan Thomas.' "; Pg. 318: Iris Mohammed; Pg. 337: "...everything from the Irish national anthem to 'Purple Haze' and 'Ghost on the Highway.' "|
|music||Washington, D.C.||1998||Steele, Allen. Chronospace. New York: Ace Books (2001); pg. 12.||Pg. 12: Grateful Dead; Pg. 77: Billy Joel; Pg. 100: Grateful Dead|
|music||Washington, D.C.||1999||Anderson, Jack. Millennium. New York: Tor (1994); pg. 39.||"...A Clockwork Orange... And while he disdained the bowler hat, mascara and white codpiece that made up Alex's costume, everything else Ghost had done with his life had been an effort to emulate what he thought Alex would do--right down to listening to classical music. This music had brought him nothing but scorn, however, so he retreated from it, changing to hard-core metal and rap. But deep inside, he maintained a love for that music, and he treasured it above anything else he was exposed to. "|
|music||Washington, D.C.||1999||Anderson, Jack. Millennium. New York: Tor (1994); pg. 82.||Pg. 82: John Lennon; Pg. 125: Paul Simon; Pg. 200: Michael Jackson; Pg. 265: Axl Rose; Pg. 296: Rolling Stones|
|music||world||1942||Turtledove, Harry. Worldwar: Upsetting the Balance. New York: Del Rey (1996); pg. 80.||Frank Sinatra|
|music||world||1955||Dick, Philip K. "Captive Market " in The Preserving Machine. New York: Ace Books (1969; c. 1955); pg. 157.||"...strumming Someone's in the Kitchen with Dinah. "|
|music||world||1968||Milan, Victor. "My Sweet Lord " in Wild Cards: Book II of a New Cycle: Marked Cards (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Baen (1994); pg. 95.||"'You never had a guru, did you?... Back when the Beatles and the Who and everybody and his dog was trooping East for Enlightenment. You missed that scene, too, didn't you?...' "|
|music||world||1976||Matheson, Richard. What Dreams May Come. New York: Tor (1998; c. 1978); pg. 115.||Pg. 115: "I thought, for a moment, of Mom's favorite piece, Die Moldau. Had Smetana sensed that music in the moving waters of the river? "; Pg. 137: Beethoven's Eleventh Symphony|
|music||world||1979||Adams, Douglas. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. New York: Harmony Books (1979); pg. 147.||"The last ever dolphin message was misinterpreted as a surprisingly sophisticated attempt to do a double-backward somersault through a hoop while whistling the 'Star-Spangled Banner,' but in fact the message was this: So long and thanks for all the fish. "|
|music||world||1980||Maggin, Elliot S. Superman: Miracle Monday. New York: Warner Books (1981); pg. 156.||"Maybe, on the other hand, every human who ever composed a concerto, wrote a song, whistled a tune, or listened intently to the heartbeat of a woman carrying a child had heard the song of the Earth in his or her own peculiar set of perceptions. Maybe Pythagoras, Mozart and McCartney had heard the song, and had spent their lives trying, in their primitive ways, to imitate it. "|
|music||world||1981||Knight, Damon. "Forever " in One Side Laughing. New York: St. Martin's Press (1991; 1981); pg. 224.||"...new contraceptive... As a consequence, a number of famous people were never born. These included Yogi Berra, George Gershwin, Aldous Huxley, Leonid Brezhnev, and Marilyn Monroe. "|
|music||world||1982||Adams, Douglas. Life, the Universe and Everything. New York: Harmony Books (1982); pg. 149.||"From somewhere at the back of the crowd a single voice started to sing a tune that would have enabled Paul McCartney, had he written it, to buy the world. "|
|music||world||1984||Adams, Douglas & John Lloyd. The Meaning of Liff. New York: Harmony Books (1984); pg. 25.||Pg. 25: Rod Stewart; Pg. 88: Nigel Olsson of the Elton John Band; 'Someone Saved My Life Tonight' from the album Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy|
|music||world||1985||Ing, Dean. Blood of Eagles. New York: Tor (1987); pg. 178.||Pg. 178: "punkers in fantastic garb and Gene Simmons makeup... "; Pg. 181: "Nookie and Mel skanked through a chorus of 'Ronnie and Bonzo' "|
|music||world||1986||Bear, Greg. The Serpent Mage. New York: Ace Books (1987; 1st ed. 1986); pg. 267.|| "'Who am I going to meet?'
'Gustav Mahler and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart,' Michael answered.
Edgar smiled warily. 'Napoleon, too? Maybe Christ?'
Michael shook his head. Edgar's smile vanished. 'Jesus. Crooke said he'd dreamed about Mahler...' "
|music||world||1987||Bryant, Edward. "Down in the Dreamtime " in Wild Cards IV: Aces Abroad (George R.R. Martin, ed.) New York: Bantam (1988); pg. 269.|| "'So... Do you like new wave music any better these days?'
'I fear... that our good Tacky will never progress much beyond Tony Bennett.'...
'Unfair, my dear... I have my favorites among contemporary performers. I'm rather fond of Placido Domingo.' "
|music||world||1989||Wilson, Robert Charles. Gypsies. New York: Doubleday (1989); pg. 15.||Pg. 15: 'Cast Your Fate to the Wind'; Pg. 16: the Beatles; Pg. 46: The Bells of Rhymney; Pg. 47: "'The Beatles,' Michael said. 'You know? Lennon and McCartney? Sergeant Pepper, Abbey Road?' " [Some other music refs., not in DB.]|
|music||world||1992||Snodgrass, Melinda M. Wild Cards X: Double Solitaire. New York: Bantam (1992); pg. 298.||Pg. 298: Mozart|
|music||world||1995||Bradbury, Ray. "One More, Legato " in Quicker Than the Eye. New York: Avon Books (1996; c. 1995); pg. 197.||Pg. 195: Mozart; Pg. 197: Dvorak, Dizie banjo; 'The Emperor's Nightingale'; Stravinsky [Many other musical refs. throughout story, not in DB.]|
|music||world||1995||Bradbury, Ray. "One More, Legato " in Quicker Than the Eye. New York: Avon Books (1996; c. 1995); pg. 199.|| "But driving in search didn't do it. It wasn't like calling in lost dogs or telephone-poled cats. They must find and cage an entire Mormon tabernacle team of soprano springtime-in-the-Rockies birdseed lovers to prove one in the hand is worth two in the bush.
But still they hastened from block to block, garden to garden, lurking and listening. Now their spirits soared with an echo of 'Hallelujah Chorus' oriole warbling... "
|music||world||1997||Ing, Dean. Flying to Pieces. New York: Tom Doherty Associates (1997); pg. 25.||Pg. 25: Czerny; Mussorgsky; Pg. 26: Chopin; Pachelbel; Pictures at an Exhibition; The Great Gate at Kiev; Pg. 40: 'The Star-Spangled Banner'|
|music||world||1997||Sullivan, Tricia. Someone to Watch Over Me. New York: Bantam (1997); pg. 1.||[Frontispiece] "I ride tandem with the random
Things don't run the way I planned them.
Peter Gabriel "
|music||world||1999||Banks, Iain. The Business. New York: Simon & Schuster (1999); pg. 192.||Pg. 153: Madonna; Pg. 192: Jagged Little Pill; Alanis Morissette|
|music||world||1999||Harrison, Harry. "Roommates " in Stainless Steel Visions. New York: Tor (1993); pg. 212.||Beethoven's Fifth Symphony|
|music||world||2000||Card, Orson Scott. Shadow of the Hegemon. New York: Tor (2001); pg. 362.||[Afterword by author.] Dvorak; Smetana, Borodin; Mussorgsky; Satie; Debussy; Tchaikowsky|
|music||world||2002||Bear, Greg. Vitalis. New York: Ballantine (2002); pg. 200.||Pg. 200: "He looked a lot like Jerry Garcia. "; Pg. 303: Dmitri Shostakovich|
|music||world||2005||Bear, Greg. Eon. New York: Bluejay (1985); pg. 21.||Pg. 21: "Vivaldi or Mozart "; Pg. 68: Mozart; The Magic Flute; Pg. 71: "Mozart Jupiter Symphony "|
|music||world||2010||Sheffield, Charles. Tomorrow and Tomorrow. New York: Bantam (1998; c. 1997); pg. 10.|| "'You think you need computer to write fast, eh?... Handel, he write Messiah, every note, in twenny-four day. You do as good in two-three month, I don't grumble. You want computer to help: Fine. Provided you write more and better. Better than Bach. Better than Monteverdi, better than Mozart. They had no computer.'
...'Most of them, Drake knew, arrived to sing as Brunnhilde or Tristan or the Queen of the Night. Bonvissuto would have none of it.
'Something sim-ple. Not the grand opera. The simple song, the folk song. You sing that real good, a cappella, then maybe we think about Verdi an' Mozart an' Wagner.' "
|music||world||2010||Sheffield, Charles. Tomorrow and Tomorrow. New York: Bantam (1998; c. 1997); pg. 34.||Pg. 34: Suite for Charon; Danny Elfman; 'The Stars and Stripes Forever'; Pg. 37: Beethoven; Spohr; Hummel; Pg. 43: "She was dancing, and as she danced she sang; not a serious work by her usual favorites, Mahler or Hugo Wolf or Brahms, but a frothy and light-hearted confection by Gilbert and Sullivan. "; Pg. 50: Shostakovich; Pg. 62: "'...Morani's Concerto concertante, written especially for Renselm...' " [Many other music refs., not in DB, pg. 10-12, 19, 32-34, etc. Music is a central thematic element in novel. The main character, Drake Merlin, is a composer.]|
|music||world||2011||Baxter, Stephen. Manifold: Time. New York: Ballantine (2000); pg. 300.||"'Because you can't picture it. Imagine how it would be if the human race reached such numbers. How often does an authentic genius come along--an Einstein, a Beethoven, a Jesus? Once a millennium? We could cut that down to one a day.' "|
|music||world||2015||Sullivan, Tricia. Someone to Watch Over Me. New York: Bantam (1997); pg. 96.||Pg. 96: "describing a snatch of a Mozart sonata "; Pg. 119: 'Jingle Bells'; Pg. 131: "a Led Zeppelin song "; Pg. 137: 'A Love Supreme'; Pg. 208: Schumann; Pg. 220: "...whistling 'And I Love You So' as found on the Perry Como's Greatest Hits CD "; Pg. 226: Quadrophenia; Pg. 291: Mozart|
|music||world||2022||Sterling, Bruce. Islands in the Net. New York: Arbor House/William Morrow (1988); pg. 45.||Pg. 45: The Beach Boys; Pg. 76: "The doorbell sounded, the bell plonking out the first verse of an old pop song. 'I'm dream-ing of a White Christ-mas,' "; Pg. 93: Bing Cosby|
|music||world||2025||Cool, Tom. Infectress. New York: Baen (1997); pg. 256.||Pg. 256-260: Jimi Hendrix|
|music||world||2025||Ing, Dean. "Lost in Translation " in Firefight 2000. New York: Baen (1987; c. 1985); pg. 146.||Pg. 146-147: Stravinsky; The Rite of Spring; Le Sacre du Printemps|
|music||world||2028||Hogan, James P. The Two Faces of Tomorrow. New York: Baen (1997; c. 1979); pg. 86.|| "'Ever hear of Gilbert and Sullivan?'
'Of course.' Laura looked puzzled. 'They wrote songs.'
'Not that Gilbert and Sullivan. The ones who came later, in 1994.'
Astonishment flowed into Laura's face.
'You don't mean the two experimental space colonies they put up before they started building the big ones?' "
|music||world||2039||Jones, Gwyneth. White Queen. New York: Tor (1991); pg. 208.||"'Do you by any chance have a record of Jessye Norman on top of Mount Rushmore singing the 'Battle Hymn of the Republic'?' "|
|music||world||2050||Delany, Samuel R. "Driftglass " in Modern Classics of Science Fiction. (Gardner Dozois, ed.) New York: St. Martin's Press (1991; story c. 1967); pg. 297.||"...turned off the Dvorak Cello Concerto... "|
|music||world||2100||Dick, Philip K. "The Mold of Yancy " in The Golden Man. New York: Berkley (1980; c. 1955); pg. 87.||"Suppose his favorite piece of music was Bach's Art of the Fugue, not My Old Kentucky Home?' "|
|music||world||2135||Dick, Philip K. Our Friends From Frolix 8. New York: Ace Books (1970); pg. 161.|| "'Do you like Yeats?'
'Was he before Bob Dylan?'
'Then I don't want to hear about him. as far as I'm concerned, poetry started with Dylan and has declined since.' " [More about Bob Dylan, pg. 163.]; Pg. 163: Beethoven
|music||world||2150||Dick, Philip K. The Divine Invasion. New York: Timescape (1981); pg. 10.||Pg. 10: "...songs of John Dowland who had lived at the time of Shakespeare... " (more on Dowland, pg. 19-22, 25, 179, 238, more); Pg. 75: 'The most beautiful piece of music written before Bach,' Elias said. 'Monteverdi's madrigal 'Lamento D'Arianna.' " [More.]; Pg. 96: Beethoven; Pg. 207: "He realized, suddenly, that soupy string music filled his car. Shocked, he ceased thinking and listened. South Pacific, he realized. The song 'I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Out of My Hair.' Eight hundred and nine strings, and not even divided strings...' " [More, pg. 208, 212-213, 221.]; Pg. 213: Mahler Second Symphony [More, pg. 215]; Pg. 214: Mozart; Pg. 221: "Amazing Grace "|
|music||world||2287||Bonanno, Margaret Wander. Probe (Star Trek). New York: Pocket Books (1992); pg. 13.||Russian composers: Shostakovich, Prokofiev, Miaskovsky, Strauss, Khachatarurian, Volkonsky [More on these, pg. 13.]; Pg. 13: Salet of Vulcan, Evanston, Penalt; Pg. 46: Beethoven's Seventh, and more about Beethoven here and elsewhere; Pg. 48: Otello; Pg. 50: Mozart; Pg. 100: Mozart's Twenty-third Concerto; Liberace Bernstein; Pg. 125: Steinway [Many refs. to classical music. The novel's characters include musicians, composers and conductors.]|