Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Baron de Jacquin

  • The patronage and playability of Mozart’s flute works

    Stephen MartinDurham, United Kingdom It is therapeutic to have an intellectual interest outside clinical work, a hinterland to recharge the batteries. Music gives stimulation, enjoyment, and refreshment while resting the verbal brain. This is nothing new. Dr Ferdinand Dejean1 paid Mozart to write an extraordinary number of flute works, the largest example of a great…