Great by any name (The 40th, The Great G Minor, The One That Goes Dah-dah-dah, Dah-dah-dah , Dah-dah-dah-dah)
Tagged: classical music
Come back, Queen Sheba.
A man for all four seasons.
It may not be Carnegie Hall in New York City, or Royal Albert Hall in London, or Konzerthaus in Berlin, but for that moment-on that night-it could well have been symphony night at the Vienna State Opera with Mahler himself holding the door and Strauss serving as usher.
Gone for a while, but now Bach at it.
Some modest suggestions to revive moribund symphonies and orchestras.
It had been a wonderful evening and what I needed now to give it the perfect ending was a bit of the old Ludwig van.
Handel with care.