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Have you ever heard of a composer named Gotovac?
Well, now you have. I’ve told you of my delight in the TV music channels run by a company called Music Choice. The classical music channel (either 1848 or 1948, depending on whether you have Spectrum or Verizon) seems to … Continue reading
Posted in Culture, The Facts of Life Tagged "The Lark Ascending", Bach, Dvorak, Jacov Gotovac, Mozart, Music Choice, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Sibelius, Spectrum, Sviatoslav Richter, TV music channels, Verizon Comments Off on Have you ever heard of a composer named Gotovac?
The eternal mystery which carries me through the days
The New York Times’s obit for pianist Radu Lupu, sent me back to adolescence and a conversation with my mother. She had been considering what careers might suit her oldest child. (Sorry, Mom, for putting this into parentheses, but years … Continue reading
Posted in COVID-19, Mysteries of Life, The Facts of Life Tagged Chamber Music Society, classical music, David Finckel, Galileo, Galileo Galilei, Johan Sebastian Bach, JS Bach, Lincoln Center, mathematics, Radu Lupu, serious music, Sviatoslav Richter, the universal language, Vincenzo Galilei, Well Tempered Clavier, Wu Han Comments Off on The eternal mystery which carries me through the days