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Interviews with James Gibson

Following are excerpts from numerous interviews which have taken place over the past few years. All the interviewers are labeled '?' . ?        Who is your favorite composer? Aside from yourself, that is. (Laughter) JG      I'm not sure how often I make it onto my list of favorites! It is a difficult question to answer      because it can change from day to day, and there never is a clear number one favorite. I think I would always have to include Palestrina, Mozart, Beethoven, Rossini, Chopin, Schumann, Dvorak, Debussy, Janacek, Sibelius, Messiaen...and many others. Plus songwriters who are, after all, composers....Brian Wilson, Gordon Lightfoot, Tish Hinojosa, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Stephen Schwartz, John Lennnon, Bob Dylan and so many others. ?         When was the last time you shed a tear while listening to music? JG       The last time I watched Les Miserables  on tv. ?            Is it true that music is always playing in your head? JG        I think so. Somet