Tag Archives: Zubin Mehta

Dramatic introduction

Today is the composer Gustav Mahler’s birthday. Mahler is deep, deep inside me. When Isaac was just barely 24 hours old (29+ years ago), JB and I were sitting on our bed with Isaac between us, our hands resting on … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Rachmaninov

Today is Rachmaninov’s (1873-1943) birthday. So I began to think of his Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini which got me to thinking about the first time I heard that piece of music. It was in a Music History class … Continue reading

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