Weekly short satire at its very best from the New Yorker. One can receive it free in one’s e-mail letter box. www.newyorker.com/humor/borowitz-report
My last part of that complete and grand Schubert puzzle for piano will be released later in February 2017 by Oehms Classics: the Impromptus Opus 90 and 142, plus some important and unusual shorter pieces such as the Allegretto c-Moll D 915 , Ungarische Melodie D 817 , Adagio A-Dur D 604 and the Kupelwieser Walzer ( D […]
Not exactly a book recommendation,but one of the most intelligent magazines around. The title “The American Interest” is somewhat misleading, as it is a magazine highly critical of the US and its establishment, but the quality of its articles is superb. Here is a taster: a sharp and crisp article about the phenomenon of “crony […]
In anticipation of being in Cornwall in a few weeks — one of the most mesmerisingly beautiful landscapes in Europe — here some music illustrating of what it is all about: Sir Arnold Bax’s symphonic poem ”Tintagel”, accompanied by some beautiful photos. And here some more material regarding harbour villages in Cornwall.
Norabakken is one of 2 buildings of the Barratt Due Music Institute in Oslo. It’s where the pianists sit and practice, eat and somehow seem to live. A great place, unusual and despite some unfinished renovation work ( a euphemism for the state the building is in ) I wouldn’t want to change it for any […]