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A Childhood Memory of Flying with Dvorak

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A Childhood Memory of Flying with Dvorak

A Childhood Memory of Flying with Dvorak

A Childhood Memory of Flying with Dvorak

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Music critic Tom Manoff comments on composer Antonin Dvorak's Violin Concerto and its connection to a childhood memory. A recent confluence of events brought back a forgotten moment: While driving in the Pacific Northwest and seeing airplanes take off near the Pearson Air Museum, listening to violinist Sarah Chang's rendition of the concerto, he remembered a similar experience many years before.

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