Another gem from Bernstein (and Samuel Barber, of course!)
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When I was about twelve years old, my older brother, who, being two and a half years older than me, was infinitely more cultured and awe-inspiring, advised me to listen to a particular piece of classical music called “Adagio for Strings.” While my parents were very musically talented, we were raised much more in the strain of Broadway hits than instrumental classical compositions. 851 more words
There are so many more, but I will not bombard this post. I can listen to these songs, no matter what mood I’m in.