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Poland Continued

Our arrival in Krakow just after dark on Tuesday evening was spot on time and every bit of baggage arrived with us too — what a relief! 2,117 more words


Exhibitionism Part 3: Showing it All

Two of the most dramatic movements of “Pictures at an Exhibition” are “The Hut on Fowl’s Legs (Baba Yaga)” and “The Great Gate of Kiev”.  Fortunately for our discussion here, both of the Hartmann images have survived.   850 more words


Modest Pyotrovich Mussorgsky (1839-1881) was a largely self-taught Russian composer.  His most famous work is likely the collection of piano pieces called “Pictures at an Exhibition”.   605 more words

Skipping Halloween For The New York Philharmonic

On Friday night, October 31, I skipped Halloween and instead went to the New York Philharmonic (seen in the above photo during the standing ovation at the end of the first half). 517 more words

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Garrick Ohlsson plays Rachmaninov live

Friday, October 24 at 10:45 am EDT
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Daugherty: Lost in Vegas
Copland: Billy the Kid
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto no. 3… 14 more words