AN UNCOMMON THOUGHT

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

22 May 2017

Happy birthday, Wagner.


Richard Wagner was born on this day in 1813.

If we are to make sense of the great Wagnerian dramas, we must understand the currency in which they trade -- the currency of the sacred.

Roger Scruton

Claudio Abbado leads the Orchestra of the Festival of Lucerne, performing the Overture to Lohengrin ...

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