Day 15: Symphony No. 3 in D Minor (Janowski)

My “office” this morning is, once again, Baker Book House. I just can’t get enough of the cavernous section of Used Books, the delicious coffee and equally delectable store-made scones, the friendly staff, and the feeling of vibrancy here. This place is alive, boys and girls. It’s a great place for writing. Or musing. Or … [Read more…]

Day 4: Symphony No. 1 in C Minor (Janowski)

This morning, I am listening to Bruckner’s Symphony No. 1 in C Minor (WAB 101), nicknamed “The Saucy Maid,” interpreted by Polish-born German conductor Marek Janowski (1939-). Janowski is another conductor about whom I knew nothing until readers of my 144 Days With Bruckner and Me web site told me I should consider listening to … [Read more…]