Lev Parikian


Lev Parikian was born.
After a tediously lengthy period of growing, he became an adult.
He spends a lot of time standing in front of people waving his arms in the hope that sounds will materialise.
He also spends a lot of time staring at a computer screen in the hope that words will materialise.
The production of this book is therefore a triumph of hope over experience.
He lives in London with his [redacted], [redacted], and three domesticated (and, rest assured, entirely neutralised) [redacted].
He has never been to Uzbekistan.

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Waving, Not Drowning
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,920. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Classical, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Waving, Not Drowning is a mercifully short book comprising the last and definitive thoughts of the great and under-appreciated Maestro Barrington Orwell, as told to his colleague and friend Lev Parikian. Part biography, part conducting manual, Waving Not Drowning acts as a compendium for the aspiring conductor as well as startling insight into life on the podium.

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