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Gathering the Eagles, Marching to Glory

(Originally published in Trendline Magazine, January 2001; updated April 2015) Philosopher Immanuel Kant once called music the “quickening art,” because nothing stirs the emotions more effectively than a rousing piece of music. Literally every military in the world employs some…
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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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