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Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Any Mahler Fan?

Do you know who is Gustav Mahler? Do you like his compositions?
Read more about him at wikipedia

This colleague of mine is a real Mahler fan. He travels round the world to attend concerts that plays Mahler, and he has even gone for Mahler's master classes!



This is a picture of his current books about Mahler he is reading, all on his table.
(nope, not listening to Mahler as I am composing this post, I am listening to Gershwin)

Hmm. on the side line, anyone knows what's Ismail Ax? It seems that the whole world is googling to find out what it means!

7 comments:

Kate said...

Travels around the world!!?? Lucky fellow. I like both Mahler and Gershwin, esp. Gershwin!

Jing said...

oo...can i choose some Chinese one??

:))

jing
shanghai daily photo

Sally said...

Beautiful photo of the books. I can't hum a Mahler tune, but can remember liking what I've heard!

edwin s said...

Not a Mahler fan but I am a Gerhswin fan! Especially if it's Sarah Vaughan singing. Ella Fitzgerald aso can but Sarah's better. Of thee I sing for someone to watch over me in summertime...oh let's call the whole thing off!

Aren't you kind of glad we did? :)

Olivier said...

belle photo et puis Mahler c'est grandiose. un tres bon choix


beautiful photograph and then Mahler it is imposing. a very good choice

Ming_the_Merciless said...

Nope! Hated classical music because my parents MADE me practice the piano for an hour every day since I was 8. Once I left home for college, I refused to touch the piano keys.

Meg in Nelson said...

I like Mahler, I think I listen to Gershwin more often. Nice calming photo.

I wonder what the word verification is trying to tell me; it's "edwnwi".