Monthly Archives: December 2016

a colloquy regarding Vladimir Nabokov

      At Elisabeth Vandermeer’s awesome site on Russian literature, https://arussianaffair.wordpress.com/ there was a post the other day about Dostoevsky. The following is an exchange between myself and another respondent to the post, based on an observation I made … Continue reading

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Schubert, piano sonata in A major, D. 959

  Schubert, piano sonata in A major, D. 959  

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Monteverdi, “Magnificat”

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Charles Ives, “In the Mornin’ (Give Me Jesus)”

  Charles Ives, “In the Mornin’ (Give Me Jesus)”    

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Edvard Grieg, “Til våren” (To spring), op. 43, no. 6

    Edvard Grieg, “Til våren” (To spring), op. 43, no. 6    

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Edvard Grieg, “Våren” (Spring)

  Edvard Grieg, “Våren” (Spring)  

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“looking for beauty”

    I just ran into a youngish woman on 60th Place in Maspeth, Queens, where I live. I was taking an afternoon walk and at that moment was taking a photo with my camera of a beautiful tree in … Continue reading

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