Tag Archives: Tchaikovsky

Two dead composers, born today

All these years of Celebrating Time, all these days of trying to come up with what had happened on all those days (till my readers got sick of reading about saints), and I’d never realized that Brahms and Tchaikovsky were … Continue reading

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The Americanization of England

Why are the British turning out so much like us? It’s so disappointing. Their accents make everything they say sound so erudite; and, till this year, their election seasons were so civilized, not to mention short. Now they have debates, … Continue reading

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