There is this sort of questionnaire thing: What do you
prefer? Tea or coffee, dogs or cats, Pasternak or Mandelstam? Introverts
supposedly say: cats, coffee, Mandelstam.
Y. E. Lesin quoting A. A. Akhmatova
in his article “Cats, coffee, Mandelstam” (translated by Colouringreflections)
Music: Guillaume Lekeu Sonata for Cello and Piano in F major – completed by Vincent d’Indy
(Suggested interpretation: Cello: Alain Meunier and Jean-Paul Dessy; Piano: Phillipe
Guilon-Herbert and Boyan Vodenitcharov)