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Mix Tape #1

The musical landscape in my head has changed a lot lately.  I guess this all goes back to seeing Vivaldi’s Four Seasons in Paris last year.  And then last November at Lincoln Center, the Bach Mass in B Minor.  In … Continue reading

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A B-Minor Marathon

In an earlier post, on Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, I said in passing that I am not the kind of classical music aficionado who owns multiple interpretations or performances of a work and gets wonky about the relative merits of … Continue reading

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Bach: Mass in B Minor at Lincoln Center

One adventure remains to be recorded from our trip to New York City last November.  Although we spent most of our time looking at art, the evenings offered the chance to listen instead.  After lengthy perusal of the offerings that … Continue reading

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Lautenwerke

Perhaps it was owing to his ignorance of music that he had received so confused an impression, one of those that are none the less the only purely musical impressions, limited in their extent, entirely original, and irreducible to any … Continue reading

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