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Going round in circles

I woke up yesterday morning with this Schumann song in my head:

I’d known Hugo Wolf’s setting of Mörike’s text since my teens, but had only discovered Schumann’s during a compare-and-contrast exercise in my final year at Oxford. 772 more words

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Whalers and Shakers: Spending the Day with Melville and the Hancock Shaker Museum

This morning (8/5/14), we set out for Herman Melville’s Arrowhead. Like most American’s, I have never been a huge fan of Melville, and I have never read… 1,898 more words