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Concert-going for the Affluent: A Takedown

I’ve been going to classical music concerts for as long as I can remember. At this point in my life, I attend about 40-50 concerts each year. 2,228 more words

Commentary

Across Mahler Symphony No5 Claudio Abbado Lucerne Festival HD

After breakfast, proceed to make a trip to the Jungfraujoch. Enjoy a full day excursion to Jungfraujoch, the highest railway station in Europe 11 333 m, the Government of the cog railway for an unforgettable experience. 305 more words

Abbado

RELISHING #2

It’s that time when I summarize all the best moments of last week. All the delectation, fad and luck are bundled in one simple article. 545 more words

The Plus None

Time For Bed...

After mentioning Richard Strauss’s Symphonia Domestica the other day – you remember: the work that Deryck Cooke’s unnamed colleague described as ‘the nearest thing possible to musical pornography’ — I realised that a very old memory of mine which is connected with the piece has now become investigable in a way that wasn’t possible previously. 939 more words

Broadcasting

Mahler on Sunday

I recently came across the great composer, Gustav Mahler. I listen to a lot of radio documentaries in podcast form. I listen to them while I walk and I am exposed to so much. 341 more words

Music

Glimpses of Mahler – Spring 2015

Besides being a wonderful composer, and one of the greatest symphonists who ever lived, Gustav Mahler (1860-1911) was a fascinating character who lived at an interesting period. 65 more words

Courses

Members evening

The Society met for the last time before Christmas and listened to selections by members of their favourites.  There was an extremely wide ranging and very interesting choice of music starting with a version of… 291 more words

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