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A place in history

Whenever I encounter an article trying to make a ranking of the greatest composers of all time, I usually turn away and try to make better use of my time. But the sheer amount of people ardently defending or diminishing … Continue reading

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Sound of sorrow

It is October 6, 1802 and we are in a little town called Heiligenstadt, a Vienna suburb. A 28-year old Beethoven is writing of one of the most heart wrecking testimonies ever to come from an artist. His hearing had … Continue reading

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