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Weekend Festivities

Discovering random awesomeness in Hanoi has never proved so fruitful.

On Friday, a group of volunteers headed towards the city center to VietClimb, which is near West Lake.   110 more words

John Denver -- Annie's Song

I sat down a moment ago to read again an essay by Dietrich Bonhoeffer. First I opened iTunes with the idea of having a piano quartet by Dvorak in the background. 452 more words

Prague, day 3: Vyšehrad Cemetery

After wandering around the south of Prague’s city center to have a look at cubist architecture, my friend wanted to show me Vyšehrad cemetery, where a lot of famous Czech composers, artists, writers etc. 367 more words

Travel

A Box Of Karl Böhm's Late Recordings

Jeremy Lee writes

The circumstances for the reissue of these “late recordings” in a box set is rather curious.  Usually when a box set documenting the artistry of a legendary artist (in whole or in part) surfaces, its release date coincides with the anniversary year of that artist’s birth or death or other meaningful anniversaries.   3,786 more words

Reviews

Review - Borodin Quartet

Review of Borodin Quartet on

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Classical Music

Aeolus Quartet / 6-14-15

I have been asked recently whether I am dead because I haven’t posted much. I am not dead. Very much alive and well, and in addition to the whole not-dead thing, I had the pleasure of hearing a recital by the Aeolus Quartet yesterday at Bargemusic; the program was Beethoven’s String Quartet #13 (minus the Grosse Fugue) and Dvořák’s Op. 242 more words

Music

Suggested Listening: "The American Flag, Op. 102" by Antonín Dvořák

Since tomorrow is Flag Day, and since I’m spending the summer in America’s most patriotic city, and since this piece is far too fascinating not to share… this week’s  1,369 more words

Classical Music