Day 53: Symphony No. 8 in C Minor (Inbal)

This morning, I am listening to Anton Bruckner’s Symphony No. 8 in C Minor (WAB 108), interpreted by Israeli conductor Eliahu Inbal (1936-). I heard Maestro Inbal on seven previous days: On Day 3, Symphony No. 1. And on Day 8, Symphony No. 2. And on Day 14, Symphony No. 3. And on Day 21, … [Read more…]

Day 19: Symphony No. 4 in E Flat Major (Celibidache)

My “office” this morning is another favorite local restaurant: Mr. Burger. The food isn’t fancy. It’s just well made, delicious, and hearty. It’s the people that make it worth visiting. Mr. Burger is like the TV show Cheers. Everybody knows your name, and they’re always glad you came. It’s the ideal spot for… This morning, … [Read more…]

Day 7: Symphony No. 2 in C Minor (Barenboim)

My “office” this morning: Red Hot Inn, a little after 6am. I’m the only person in the restaurant at this hour. I like it that way. Red Hot Inn is a local institution. They’re known for their chili dogs. But their breakfasts are quite delicious – and reasonably priced, too. For the record, I had … [Read more…]