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The Hours filmMichael Cunningham says music inspires his writing — and that he plays the same pieces over and over again to influence the rythm and the emotion of his work.

So it is apt that he read from his novel The Hours while the Sinfonietta Quartet played excerpts from Mozart’s “Dissonance” quartet, the piece he has said inspired his novel based on Virginia Woolf.

Also on Saturday night’s program in Tacoma, Washington, were Philip Glass’s score for the movie version of The Hours and Schubert’s “Death and the Maiden.”

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