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Isabelle Faust and Brahms' Violin Concerto - Just Magical

My blog’s subtitle has Brahms in it, and I haven’t even mentioned good old Johannes for a while.So let me correct this by writing about his violin concerto, and my favorite versions. 576 more words

Album Review

A Reading Meme

There’s a reading meme abroad – and Jack Shalom, over at Jack Shalom – Music, Memories, and Magic, nominated me to answer ten questions about… well, basically about reading habits. 1,121 more words


Listening of the Week: Bernard Haitink's Brahms Cycle with the LSO

Here’s another box set from the LSO Live label. This time, it’s Bernard Haitink’s Brahms symphony cycle with the London Symphony Orchestra. Aside from the 4 symphonies, the recordings also include Brahms’ Double Concerto, Serenade No.2, and the Tragic Overture. 111 more words


Oregon Bach Festival 2015

Last night I attended an Oregon Bach Festival (OBF) concert at the Hult Center. The OBF is an annual University of Oregon event that celebrates the works of composer Johann Sebastian Bach. 465 more words

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Delhi Diary- Terrace Throwback

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

Delhi Diaries

Regrets are where they belong, in the past.

“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