Post in Celebration: Some strayed “Music for Ariel” – From great joy to greater sorrow

Yesterday I realized that this blog was started by my late sister in November 2015 (two years, and a bit more than a week, ago). I missed the congratulation badge sent here from WordPress:   To celebrate it, I will rely on coincidence (a post on Peter Greenaway by an Irish acquaintance of mine), on… Continue reading Post in Celebration: Some strayed “Music for Ariel” – From great joy to greater sorrow

Music for Ariel – A strayed recording, by Gould and Bernstein, of Bach WV 1052

[Posted in part on G+ by Ariel herself on 9th November 2015] “Here is an immaculate and glorious interpretation of the Concerto in D minor, BWV 1052 (sadly, only the first movement is available in video as far as I know). The sound is not good, and the image, quite bad (dating from the very early… Continue reading Music for Ariel – A strayed recording, by Gould and Bernstein, of Bach WV 1052

Music for Ariel and Ada – with several linked memories

Shostakovich – Piano Concerto No 2 in F major, Op 102,  by Denis Matsuev and Valery Gergiev When I and my daughter, Ada, discovered Shostakovich’s Second Piano Concerto, watching the movie Fantasia 2000 by Walt Disney, Ariel did know it already from years ago and had different versions of it in her CD collection -like… Continue reading Music for Ariel and Ada – with several linked memories