Tag Archives: Schubert

Guess That Tune!

I have recent upgraded my wheels from “classic” (20th century corolla, slightly used) to “contemporary” (21st century corolla, also slightly used). Possibly the last straw was when I found the article Toyota Recalls 1993 Camry Due To Fact That Owners … Continue reading

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Commuting

I found out a good way to describe how long my commute is: about three minutes more than the length of the second movement of Beethoven’s 9th (the greatest movement!) On the other hand, that measure proved inaccurate the very … Continue reading

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Indulgences

Today is Persiflage’s birthday, but let us not also forget to wish many happy returns to friends of the blog Ana and Vytas, who share the same birthday! Here is how I plan to celebrate: I will spare you with the … Continue reading

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Best seat in the house

I recently attended an András Schiff recital at Chicago Symphony Center (not the first such Schiff performance I have been to). The conceit of this concert was the “last sonatas,” a performance of the last sonatas of Beethoven, Haydn, Mozart, … Continue reading

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iTunes top Ten

tl;dr: lots of Bach, if you’re not into that sort of thing, at least check out Mel Brooks. And if you’re not into that *either*, well then I don’t know what’s wrong with you. Following Jordan, here is a list … Continue reading

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