December 26, 2014 Comments Off on Funny enough: Victor Borge
Not his funniest 8 minutes, but the only instance I’ve seen of Borge playing with The Beatles AND the Maharishi in the front row.
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March 25, 2012 Comments Off on Not Sold In Stores
187 full-length selections from the beloved 12-tone masters of the Second Viennese School.
I remember when playing Pierrot Lunaire on the lo-fi would make my mom pull her hair out in mock horror. Now Schoenberg provokes nostalgia for the lost days when these sounds were new. Groups play this 100-year-old music with real enthusiasm today, instead of the dreary earnestness of my youth. Is there nothing shocking in music anymore?
- Classical music survey: What musical blind spots do you have? What works and composers just don’t speak to you? (welltempered.wordpress.com)