Tag Archives: Classical

Ludwig van Beethoven – Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61 – Suk, Kogan, Szeryng, Bell, Oistrakh, Szigeti, Kovács, Kavakos, Flesch, Gimpel, Campoli

 
 

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The Power of Classical Music – in the Past, Present and Future

Communication is a basic need of all life forms.
Its most intense form is silence.
Then comes music . . .
 
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J.W. von Goethe: What works will come to the fore . .

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What works will come to the fore,
if the artist does not always
 know and have in mind
the noblest audience ?

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Ludwig van Beethoven: Music is a higher Revelation

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Music is a higher revelation
than all wisdom and philosophy.

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Friedrich Schiller: The Artists

Besot with vic’try operose,
Let not the hand be now forgotten,
Which on life’s desolated strand
The whimpering abandoned orphan,
A savage fortune’s booty, found,
The spirit’s future dignity did early
To your young heart in silentness display,
And sullied concupiscence surely
Did from your tender bosom turn away . . .
 
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