The Vampire By Leon Botstein Written for the concert The Vampire, performed on March 17, 2013 at Carnegie Hall. The great novelist Vladimir Nabokov ridiculed the common impulse to find symbolic meaning, particularly of a Freudian kind, in any narrative or witnessed event. But he might have made an exception for the long-standing fascination in…

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Music and the Romantic Vampire By Thomas Grey Written for the concert The Vampire, performed on March 17, 2013 at Carnegie Hall. While the vampire as a figure of folklore or legend goes back to ancient times and can be traced around the globe, the modern literary vampire was born in the company of Doctor…

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