The op-ed in The New York Times on Monday concerning the uses of Beethoven's finale of the epic Ninth Symphony as a kind of universal anthem, at Christmas and otherwise, gives me an excuse to post Leonard Bernstein conducting the final 7 minutes here. If you haven't heard it in awhile, or never heard it, you really owe yourself a listen here...."All men become brothers".....
Tuesday, December 25, 2007
"Ode to Joy" -- from NYT Op-Ed to you
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