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Thursday, September 27, 2012
Better Heard Than Viewed
NYT wickedly pans heralded dance program that features four dancers, each acting as an instrument in a string quartet, portraying one of Beethoven's greatest works, the "Heiliger Dankgesang" movement--while the music DOES NOT play. Interesting concept, but the execution? Anyway, here's the unheard music, one of the most profound wordless pieces ever written by man.