Category Archives: classical

Great Britten!

I thought that one up myself, but that probably won’t hold up in court—it’s no doubt been used before, and as puns go, it’s pretty bad. Yes, pun: there’s a Brittish…errr, a British composer named Benjamin Britten who has been … Continue reading

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Pepping? Yes, PEPPING!

Undiscovered Artists, Take Heart It often seems there are good reasons for an artist’s obscurity. Passing over “maybe they weren’t any good” as a good reason, maybe they just didn’t produce much work; maybe they worked in a medium or … Continue reading

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Mozart’s Great, But I Really Need This Job!

A friend, convinced that listening to classical music makes you smart (or at least inhibits tendencies in the opposite direction), asked me for some recommendations. He was preparing to interview for a high-level editor’s job, and the process involved some … Continue reading

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