Sørensen was matched by his fellow players in a scampering, featherlight traversal of the Allegro molto finale, which sparkled with vivacity and joie de vivre.
Much of that elegance and lightness of touch carried over into the main challenge of the afternoon: Beethoven’s String Quartet Opus 130, one of five quartets dating from late in Beethoven’s life, all masterpieces of the genre.
, written by Joshua Harris and first published in 1997, argued that traditional dating was “a training ground for divorce” because it puts people in the habit of quitting relationships when things get tough.
Nevertheless, he completed his Second Quartet and attended—but could not hear—its first performance four months before his death.
She came to a Las Vegas in its infancy, a relatively innocent place, where the dancers enjoyed good pay--5 a week--sports cars and soirées with such headliners as Mickey Rooney and George Chakiris.
'It was just very exciting: two shows a night, seven days a week', she said. Between shows, the dancers would gather in an employees-only coffee shop within the casino. Within an hour, Elvis had slipped Evans a scrawled note on the back of a napkin.
On December 4, 1956, Marilyn Evans entered--and exited--rock 'n' roll history.
That was the day Elvis Presley stopped by Memphis' Sun Studio and recorded an impromptu session with Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis.