Tag Archives: Arnold Schoenberg

At Berwaldhallen Again — it was Wonderful

I like to say “wonderful”. It is a word that Ernest Hemingway often used in his writings. It seems the only thing to say when one has run out of superlatives. I attended the concert hall with Vasil again, and … Continue reading

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In Praise of German Culture

My father was a Germanophile even though we haven’t any family history rooted in the Germanic peoples, except for a Dutch ancestor who emigrated to Nieuw Amsterdam in the 17th Century. Dad belonged to the German Club at the University of … Continue reading

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