Tag Archives: classical music

In Praise of Apple Music’s Playlists

Paleo Retiree writes: I signed up with Apple Music warily. I’d read the bad reviews, and I’m one of those people who think that Tim Cook hasn’t got a creative bone in his body. But, hey, I’m immersed in Apple’s … Continue reading

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Classical Off-notes

Fenster writes: Bit by bit I find myself returning to classical music.  I was never an expert but I was enough of a fan in my youth.  Back then it was not uncommon for classical music to form at least … Continue reading

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NYC Notes, Part 4: A Night with the NY Phil at Lincoln Center

Blowhard, Esq. writes: While in NYC last month I was lucky enough to attend one night of the New York Philharmonic’s inaugural biennial. Hosted and conducted by Alan Gilbert, the program was about 90 minutes long and consisted of three separate … Continue reading

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Fritz Wunderlich, Five Ways

Eddie Pensier writes: Don’t get me started on the subject of tenors. I have so many favorites it’s ridiculous. Some days it’s the peerless elegance and linguistic versatility of Nicolai Gedda. Some days it’s the ringing heroism and pure Italian … Continue reading

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Art Greats Perceive the Future

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: The great publishing industry will be the publishing of motion pictures instead of print. Motion picture libraries will be as common as private libraries – more so. Theatres will have the same relation to these libraries … Continue reading

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