From: "Richard Seddon" <[log in to unmask]>
> For a blunter and shorter essay on the same subject see Pound's "Vers
> and Arnold Dolmetsch" in "Literary Essays of Ezra Pound" edited by none
> other than T. S. Eliot, New Direction Paperback, 1968 page 437. A quote:
> "Poets who are not interested in music are, or become, bad poets".
> quote from the ever sensitive Pound, "Poets who will not study music are
And the same would seem to me to apply to musicians who do not
study poetry. As I recall, Leonard Bernstein was of that caste of mind.