Music

The Quartet That Changed It All

November 14, 2016 Robert Zaller 0

I’d have given one big chaw of tobacco to have been present when Beethoven’s Rasumovsky Quartets got their first hearing. A contemporary reviewer described them thusly: “The composition is profound [and] the construction excellent, but [ Read Article ]

Politics

Who I Voted For, and Why

November 10, 2016 Robert Zaller 0

I haven’t yet cast my ballots in this year’s election, but I will, and here’s who I’ll have voted for: For president, I will choose Bill McKibben, environmental activist and organizer of the climate change [ Read Article ]