Prodigy, 12, Compared To Mozart

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Prodigy, 12, Compared To Mozart Nov. 28, 2004 (CBS) There is a composer studying at New York’s renowned Juilliard School who some say is the greatest talent to come along in 200 years. He’s written five full-length symphonies, and he’s only 12 years old. His name is Jay Greenberg, although he likes the nickname “Bluejay” because,(…)

Glag Post Mortem

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Several members of the choir skipped out for this season. They seemed to be voting with their feet on Janacek. I admit it took me a while to get into it, but in the end, Janacek won me over.

The Eternal Feminine

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That which draws us by its mystic force, that which every created thing…feels with absolute certainty at the very center of its being, that which Goethe here—again using an image—calls the Eternal Feminine—that is to say, the resting-place, the goal, as opposed to striving and struggling toward the goal (the eternal masculine)—that is the force(…)

Grand obsession

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The great love of Leos Janacek’s later years lit the fires of his creative passion and inspired many great works, including a mysterious song-cycle. Dennis Marks unlocks its secrets

About Lan Shui

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Everything You Wanted to Know about Lan Shui but Were Afraid to Ask

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