Growing up in post-World War II America, Daniel Lorelli enjoys unprecedented opportunity while also being confronted with diverse moral dilemmas in a quickly changing society. As a supremely talented pianist, and then as an orchestra conductor, Daniel rises to international acclaim in the world of classical music. It is also a story about one man's struggle to comprehend and live in a world compromised for him by hypocrisy and deceit. Throughout the novel, the uplifting role that good music can provide is expertly brought into play and woven into the narrative. One gets a glimpse into the fascinating world of classical music. Here is a story of passionate love, involving four women and Daniel's relationships with them, marked by varying degrees of happiness, heartbreak, and personal fulfillment.