Monthly Archives: November 2020

Brahms, Tchaikovsky and the polysemic hairpin

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Following on from an earlier post about Tchaikovsky’s hairpins, today I learned about the Brahmsian hairpin too. Continue reading

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More background on the party scene song in The Nutcracker

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Since writing about Bon Voyage Cher Dumollet nine years ago, I’ve found out a lot more. Here are some sources. Continue reading

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