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Can We Have Brahms Without Raisins?

The Hype Goes On. Without us, I mean. For today, anyway. Call it a boycott. We tried to sound the alarms, but they did not listen. Apparently we will have to be fleet of finger and track down the goods ourselves.

I was encouraged by the two of you who clicked on my latest attempt at bridging the high and low to ponder, can classical music be blogged? Would anyone care if it were?

You must watch this immediately.

Now, you may have been compelled to click Related Videos. There is exactly one live performance of Johannes Brahms there. It is a terribly recorded youth symphony. There is a nice close-up of a timpani roll at the start, however. The roll is remarkably smooth and sensitive given the performer’s age.

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