Tag Archives: Mahler

In which I receive a prestigious award

Medieval Otaku has recently bequeathed me yet another one of these award things. The rules seem pretty familiar: Thank the person that nominated you and leave a link to their blog Share 7 facts about yourself Nominate at most 15 … Continue reading

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The Top Ten Classical Compositions

It was only a matter of time before I’d submit western art music to the indignities of a top ten list. Some composers like Beethoven didn’t make the cut simply because I couldn’t choose one piece of music above the … Continue reading

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10 Classical recordings of note

I suppose this could be seen as a followup to my pop music post, although a draft of this has been sitting around for quite some time. For the aficionado of classical music, there is an added layer involved in … Continue reading

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Mahler’s 9th

I was listening to Gustav Mahler’s 9th symphony while plowing through some of my class readings (he’s an odd choice for background music, I know, but it seemed to keep me more focused than I would have been). Mahler’s 9th … Continue reading

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