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Follow me and climb the stairs

La Cieca was hoping for an official announcement from the New York Times before she posted this, but it looks like she’s going to have to grit her teeth and link to Norman Lebrecht after all. As you probably have heard, veteran critic Allan Kozinn is about to go though one of those NYT lateral moves, away from criticism and toward culture reporting, and the blogosphere is in a state of high dither. [Slipped Disc]