David Bentley Hart provides an insightful meditation on death and the various responses, principally those in the ancient world, to this ‘natural’ reality.
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Insightful performances and critiques of the Beethoven piano sonatas by Daniel Barenboim and guest pianists.
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A classic, out of print Lenny Bernstein video on Teachers and Teaching: pedagogy and his own personal formation as a conductor/teacher/interpreter of music.
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A brilliantly simple, humble threshold composition, so innocuous you could walk right by without ever realizing just how wonderful it really is. Makes me miss Paris…
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TS Eliot as Conservative Mentor
A superb old essay by Roger Scruton on the life and work of TS Eliot, a man for the modern season.
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The Continuing Tyranny of (Artistic) Modernism
Follow-up article in the New English Review by Mark Anthony Signorelli on his previous article, the “Tyranny of Artistic Modernism”. The First Things article by Ms. Mullarkey, to which he ascribes the impetus of his response, can be linked to here.
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