AN UNCOMMON THOUGHT

"The real trick to life is not to be in the know, but to be in the mystery."
-Fred Alan Wolf

07 July 2016

Happy birthday, Mahler.


Gustav Mahler was born on this day in 1860.

It's peculiar, as soon as I am in the midst of nature and by myself, everything that is base and trivial vanishes without trace. On such days nothing scares me; and this helps me again and again.

Gustav Mahler

Claudio Abbado conducts the Lucerne Festival Orchestra performing Mahler's Symphony No. 9 ...

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