"He brings to discussions of music not only an accurate and precise analytical vocabulary, but the performing experience of a first-class cellist. At a time when many scholars claim to be 'interdisciplinary,' . . . it is thrilling to encounter the real thing."
"The thread that runs through the whole - the understanding of music and poetry as kindred art forms that resist fixity and capture the motion of our thought - is deeply engaging, and provides us a language to delve further into the music of poetry and the poetry of music."
-Wallace Stevens Journal