Still when I lean with my back against the wall that is warm from a long days’ heat I think of the so similar and so far away terrace wall I left so many years ago. 415 more words
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“Those who enjoy their own emotionally bad health and who habitually fill their own minds with the rank poisons of suspicion, jealousy and hatred, as a rule take umbrage at those who refuse to do likewise, and they find a perverted relief in trying to denigrate them.” 486 more words
On March 8, 1877, approximately twenty years after he began its composition, Johannes Brahms’s first, and now truly renowned, ‘Symphony no. 1’ was performed at the Cambridge University Musical Society… 250 more words
One more post on Brahms (again).
I was thinking I’d be writing next about his amazing Deutsches Requiem, the only major requiem I know of that is not written to the traditional latin text but where Brahms himself has chosen parts of the bible he really cared about and in his native language, German (hence the title). 667 more words
Tasmin Little and Martin Roscoe at the Wigmore Hall – A fitting tribute
Tasmin Little (violin), Martin Roscoe (piano) – Wigmore Hall, London, live on BBC Radio 3, 1 June 2015… 1,208 more words