Ellen Kaye is on top of all the animal news around and sent me this one, a video. It has comical elements for sure, since the pianist attempting to soothe the Thai monkeys has to admit when he’s playing Beethoven’s … Continue reading
Bach works. So does Beethoven. Especially the quartets. And in the pm, “Foyle’s War.” For the thirtieth time.
Not Mahler himself. He died in 1911, long before I discovered his music, and from what I know of him, he was maybe not a lot of fun to be around. (Although I do thrill to his looks: my type.) … Continue reading
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