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You guys are way too much! I can’t imagine how you thought to post this. I originally discovered TS Eliot through the Choruses from the Rock, which as it turns out, it isn’t cool to like. I still like it, aesthetics is a funny business and I don’t like being told what to like. I like his other stuff too, to a point. I wrote some incidental music to some things in Choruses when I was a music student, mostly slightly atonal counterpoint exercises. It seemed appropriate. for Mr. Eliot!

Eliot, T.S. , Lawrence Rainey, ed., New Haven: Yale University Press (2005) pp. 141-3, 210-4

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