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Monday, March 3, 2008

The last thing Bill Buckley listened to....

Was startled to read final grafs in today's Bill Kristol column at the Times, referring to William F. Buckley's final night -- when he listened to his favorite piece of music (also one of mine), Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4. Common ground! Here is link and below that Helene Grimaud's stirring performance of the 2nd movement of same....
www.nytimes.com

4 comments:

ron said...

Stirring indeed. Beautiful music to ride the wings of angels.

It's as WFB knew the precise moment he would be called to the mansion with many rooms; prepared for his final voyage.

Fair winds! Master and Commander.
RB

Jur said...

Wonderful sounds of silence.

Jur said...
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Jur said...

Wonderful sounds of silence.