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Re: Classical Music Blogs or Personal Webpages
« Reply #200 on: November 18, 2016, 06:29:01 AM »
Don't feel obliged to indulge my kibitzing, Jens;  my ear finds the centenary of whose death we celebrate this year more fluid than whose death’s 100th anniversary we celebrate this year.

Carry on.
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« Reply #201 on: November 18, 2016, 06:32:13 AM »
Thoroughly enjoyed your article!
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« Reply #202 on: November 18, 2016, 06:35:16 PM »
Don't feel obliged to indulge my kibitzing, Jens;  my ear finds the centenary of whose death we celebrate this year more fluid than whose death’s 100th anniversary we celebrate this year.

Carry on.

You're right, of course.

More to the point, that sentence betrays the actual age of the article.  :-[

Thanks for reading and glad you enjoyed it; it was worth resuscitating the darn thing, then...

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« Reply #203 on: November 19, 2016, 05:16:39 AM »
Well worth it!
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« Reply #205 on: November 23, 2016, 01:56:29 PM »
My page, just for listen to: www.facebook.com/classicalrarities. I invite you to visit it. New stuff daily.
Piantale a la leche hermano, que eso arruina el corazón! (from a tango's letter)


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« Reply #207 on: December 03, 2016, 01:34:36 PM »

This is a book review I started three years ago. But G.Pieler and I didn't find a suitable outlet in print and our common Forbes column folded. Now I wanted to publish it solo, but Forbes has a (actually very commendable) policy of not letting contributors review each other's books. It's probably meant to avoid shills, more than take-downs, but fair enough. But I wasn't going to sit on this review for another year. This book is so incredibly bad, such an absolutely lazy opinioneering hack job... so choc full of mistakes... it absolutely needed to be written about. Let's just stay it starts with mixing up Richard and Johann Strauss (attributing to the former "Die Fledermaus" while pointing out that it is an exemplar of specifically Bavarian humor in music) and gets worse from there.

Still, I've bothered to create an annotated discography for the book


The Worst Mozart Biography Ever. Paul Johnson: «Mozart -- A Life»


http://ionarts.blogspot.com/2016/12/the-worst-mozart-biography-ever-paul.html




Paul Johnson “Mozart: A Life” — The Discography, Part 1 (Keyboard Sonatas, Chamber Music)


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