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An Uncompromising Quarrel

Benjamin Britten on Brahms

“I make a point of playing one Brahms recording a year, just to remind myself how awful the music is!”

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Humour

Johannes Brahms, 7 fantasies Op. 116.

Johannes Brahms, 7 fantasies Op. 116, performed by Mr. Richard Goode.

I compared three recordings (or more) of this work, before picking Mr. Goode. My favorite is Mr. 167 more words

Podcasts

6 août 2013 Minuit Baden-Baden, de retour vers Strasbourg 6 August 2013, Midnight, Baden-Baden, on the way back to Strasbourg

Georg et Clara m’ont invité à les rejoindre à Baden-Baden pour le week-end. Ils avaient fait auparavant un arrêt à Wiesbaden. Georg voulait faire connaître à Clara la très étrange installation de… 745 more words

Clara

Theodor W. Adorno, "On The Fetish-Character In Music And Regression In Listening"

Duhamel calls the movie “a pastime for helots, a diversion for uneducated, wretched, worn-out creatures who are consumed by their worries. . ., a spectacle which requires no concentration and presupposes not intelligence .

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Johannes Brahms signed carte-de-visite photo

Famed German composer (1833–1897) whose works in the classical spirit, written in the midst of the Romantic era, take a place among the most enduring music of the 19th century. 74 more words

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