Politicians in particular talk a lot about the “weight of history” or of feeling “the hand of history on our shoulders”, especially when faced with a serious national crisis or significant policy decision.
Musicians and composers should be good at puzzles, because music is like an enigma.
Ignored for years, their composer regarded as Beethoven‘s poor relation, Schubert‘s last three piano sonatas now enjoy a special place in the piano repertoire, ranking alongside Beethoven’s final three piano sonatas, and they hold a particular fascination for pianists, audiences, [...] more >>
SherwoodIntroduction and Allegro BeethovenSymphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93 WaltonConcerto for Cello and Orchestra Performed by Dimitri Mitropoulos, conductor Orchestre Philharmonique de New York Gregor Piatigorsky, cello Recorded in 1957 Walton: Concerto for Cello and Orchestra – Allegro [...] more >>