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Ludwig Van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.5 in E flat, Op.73 'Emperor'

After the most wonderful semester of my college career, in the summer of 1975, I returned to my home town of Mishawaka, Indiana. On weekends I would accompany my friends, Eric Tollar and Gary Endicott, over the border to Michigan where the legal drinking age was 18. 1,274 more words


From the Huffington Post, by Lindsay Holmes..."Wildly successful people dealing with mental illness."

These Wildly Successful People Will Prompt You To Rethink What It Means To Have A Mental Illness
The Huffington Post | By Lindsay Holmes

Approximately one in four American adults suffers from a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year. 1,183 more words


Johann Nepomuk Hummel - Piano Concerto in A-minor, Op.85 (1816): make music part of your life series

Johann Nepomuk Hummel – Piano Concerto in A-minor, Op.85 (1816)

Johann Nepomuk Hummel (14 November 1778 — 17 October 1837) was an Austrian composer and virtuoso pianist. 65 more words

Emerson String Quartet’s Modern Age

The Emerson String Quartet kicked off Toronto Summer Music with a concert tonight.
I’m sure some people were there to hear Beethoven’s Op 95 quartet, many more to hear Schubert’s “Death & the Maiden” quartet, while comparatively few were there mainly for Britten’s 2nd Quartet, a work premiered in 1945 and the one piece on the program that’s genuinely modern. 321 more words


10 Amazing Rare Recordings

The internet is an amazing tool for the spreading of information. Before the twentieth century, the only contact a person could have with a distant event was through hearsay or witness accounts – an imperfect experience to say the least. 892 more words

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