Daily Archives: April 3, 2017

Esperanto And The EU’s Unusual Revenge

This evening as I was looking at my youtube video feed, I noticed that there was a video from a channel I look at from time to time to feed my polyglot interests that had an unusual news report that I … Continue reading

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Album Review: Brahms: The Symphonies

Brahms:  The Sympohonies, by the Gewandhausorchester directed by Riccardo Chailly Released by Decca Classics, this three-cd collection of some of the most notable parts of the Brahms repertoire in addition to his four symphonies is a worthwhile and wonderful example … Continue reading

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Album Review: Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-Flat Major & Cello Sonata, Op. 78

Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major & Cello Sonata, Op. 78, by Emmanuel Ax, the Boston Symphony Orchestra directed by Bernard Haitink, and Yo-Yo Ma Rappers get a lot of criticism for inviting their friends on their records to … Continue reading

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Album Review: Brahams Viola

Brahams Viola, by Maxim Rysanov This glorious two-disc set of what may be termed as fairly ordinary Brahams music where the central role is played the viola is the sort of music I can honestly say I am surprised I … Continue reading

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