> I read that book, and found its portrayal of many things rang true --
> particularly since it is set in places that I know well. I cant remember
> anything in it about early music. Where and what?
It was in the part where Helen the violist is looking for a viola with the
range to play one of the inner parts of the Art of Fugue. She has this
early-music friend who gives her advice about baroque violas. It was a fairly gentle
portrayal, but he did sound like something of a hippy.