Picks and Pans Review: Note by Note

UPDATED 04/28/2008 at 01:00 AM EDT Originally published 04/28/2008 at 01:00 AM EDT

By Tricia Tunstall | [

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REVIEWED BY JONATHAN DURBIN

NON-FICTION

This surprisingly moving meditation on learning comes from a veteran piano teacher, who explains the process in such stylish prose that even musically inept readers will be charmed. She introduces her pupils, both the eager and the resistant, describes the horrors of the recital and contemplates the relationship between classical music and pop. Tunstall illustrates her students' personalities with wit and intelligence, taking pride in their accomplishments, and winds up with a stirring account of teaching's rewards.

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