Mahler Meditations for May 18, 1911, Peter Davison asks “Why Mahler?”

As we approach the 100th Anniversary of Mahler’s death (which took place on 18 May, 1911), we thought it might be interesting to offer a few essays or meditations on why Mahler’s music  speaks to us today as it does. First up, regular Vftp contributor Peter Davison puts forth his own answer to Norman Lebrecht’s […]

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Holiday blogosphere wrap-up- Lebrecht and Stockinger

Even as we all struggle to break free of seemingly unshakeable holiday lethargy, the blogosphere is coming back to life. In fact, some bloggers have been inspiringly busy over the holidays. One blogger who has been particularly productive over the break has been the indefatigable dynamo, Norman Lebrecht. His blog, Slipped Disc, has continued to […]

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Performer’s Perspective- DLvdE. Why not this Mahler?

It seems fair for once to say that I am truly approaching a milestone in my life- in about a month, I will be making my first recording of a work by Gustav Mahler. On November 19 and 20,  I’ll be going into the studio with my colleagues at Orchestra of the Swan, three wonderful […]

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