Books Wild Harmonies A Life of Music and Wolves by Helene Grimaud and Ellen Hinsey Hardcover, 245 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $24.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleWild HarmoniesSubtitleA Life of Music and WolvesAuthorHelene Grimaud and Ellen Hinsey Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary An acclaimed French pianist describes her life-changing first encounter with a wolf hybrid in 1991, her efforts to protect the threatened wolf species, and her foundation of a wolf preserve on the grounds of her New York State home. Genres: Arts & Entertainment Nonfiction Science & Health Biography & Memoir Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Wild Harmonies Music Articles Pianist's Passions Span Music, America and Wolves October 13, 2006 French-born Helene Grimaud is busy this season. She has a new CD, Reflection, and her autobiography, Wild Harmonies, has been published in English. The works explore the pianist's different loves, in both her musical and personal life. Pianist's Passions Span Music, America and Wolves Listen Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/6261075/6261233" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Siegel: From the Archives Haunted by Beethoven's Allegretto October 10, 2006 For over 100 years, the composer's "Allegretto" movement from his Seventh Symphony has haunted musicians and music lovers. Once you start to listen, says pianist Helene Grimaud, you simply can't do anything else.