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Prof. Christian Pohl (Leipzig)
‘There are many ways to write about music. In an academic context, it seems easiest to approach music-related topics through the written word. The number of musicological writings is therefore almost unmanageable. But when it comes to writing about the experience of music and music-making itself, when it comes to aesthetic experiences and the inner perspective of musicians, the field thins out considerably. For the attempt to derive objective views from subjective artistic insights seems difficult. Eric Schoones, however, succeeds in this feat.’
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Dr. Pavel Shatskiy (Moscow)
‘Walking Up The Mountain Track’ differs (as it seems to me) from many other books on music in which the so-called “scientific approach” kills the natural scent and flavouring of the subject. And this non-scientific way is much harder to achieve; a great victory for a writer. Congratulations!
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Kelvin Grout
Thank you, thank you, thank you, for sending me your book, what a wonderful read it is. For the first time in years, I picked up a book, your book, and immediately read it for a second time, so absorbed was I.
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Van Veerle Deknopper Cultuurpakt.be review

Stuart Isacoff Steinway Owners’ Magazine review (PDF)

Wenneke Savenije De Nieuwe Muze review (PDF)

Article in Music Life 2020/4 by Lianlian Gao (PDF)