"I am not one who was born in the custody of wisdom. I am one who is fond of olden times and intense in quest of the sacred knowing of the ancients." Gustave Courbet

24 June 2011

Viktoria Mullova.

The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Violin virtuoso Viktoria Mullova discusses her understanding of and connections with composers, the difference gut makes, and the KGB.

I've posted this many times, but Mullova's performance of the Bach Chaconne in D minor from Partita No. 2 can't be heard enough.

Repeat as needed.

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