Monthly Archive: April 2015

Götterdämmerung: Herbert von Karajan (1908-1989)

For the last few days, Deutsche Grammophon has been plastering Facebook with Herbert von Karajan‘s April 5th birthday reminders in connection with the launch of their fantastic “digital concert hall.” Thinking back to hearing the news of his death in…
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A Medal for the World

(Reprinted from Trendline Magazine, October 2000, updated April 2015) As Americans distinguished themselves on the fields of battle of the First World War, many of our allies expressed the desire that the United States curtail its policy of not allowing…
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