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A touch of Jamie in the night

There must have been a lot of cash slopping around in the music world in Mahler’s day.  Imagine taking a new work to a symphony management today and saying “I’ve got this hour and a half long piece that needs a star mezzo and three choirs for about ten minutes.   254 more words


The Mahler Symphonies Guided Tour - Symphony No 9: Movement III

Where We’ve Been: Movement I was the mixed emotions of a man facing up to death. Movement II was a strange collection of odd dances. 551 more words

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Coming up

The lunchtime concert series in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre kicks off on Tuesday with the traditional opener; a concert by the members of the COC Ensemble Studio.   58 more words


The Mahler Symphonies Guided Tour - Symphony No 9: Movement II

Where We Have Been:  Movement I of the Mahler 9 was a massive trip through Mahler’s mixed emotions about death – peaceful farewells, heroic dreams of overcoming that die away to nothing, and ferocious inner turmoil. 588 more words

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The Many Faces of Humanity: or, The Face That Blogs

“I peel labels.”

– Edward Albee, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Hi, there! My name is Taylor. Cis male, he/him/his, 19, gay, INFJ-T, Pisces, gamer, tumblr blogger, reader, writer, aspiring composer, and most importantly, member of the homo sapiens species. 453 more words