Daily Archives: July 29, 2020

A Pattern Of Avoidance

One of the strangest aspects of the Covid crisis for me, personally, has been the way that it has encouraged in me to a greater extent even than normal the pattern of avoidance with other people that I practice.  And … Continue reading

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Album Review: Messiah Complete

Messiah Complete (Vocal Music), by Handel It almost seems superfluous to review the content of such an album of this.  This album is a two-cd version of Handel’s Messiah that bills itself as complete and that provides a very enjoyable … Continue reading

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Album Review: Peer Gynt

Peer Gynt, by various artists Admittedly, it must be stated at the outset that this is not the most accessible opera for most listeners.  The opera itself, with words by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen and with music by Norwegian composer … Continue reading

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Album Review: 26 Of Your Favorite G&S Classics

26 Of Your Favorite G&S Classics, by Gilbert & Sullivan I have somewhat ambivalent feelings about best of compilations that deal with classical music.  Like many people I am fond of Gilbert & Sullivan, at least those works of the … Continue reading

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