First Crush Critics for The Times Explore Inspiration: It All Started With a Toy Piano

A Critic’s Ode to a Childhood Joy in Classical Music

The other recording was a Columbia LP of Rudolf Serkin playing three titled piano sonatas by Beethoven: the “Pathétique,” the “Moonlight” and the “Appassionata.” All three pieces were thrilling, and Serkin became my pianist hero. 

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