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#bicentennial
#germanculture
This year: 200th #anniversary of the #publication of #Goethe's great work of #art "#WestöstlicherDivan".#Heisenberg memorized #love-#poems from the book while working on #QuantumMechanics in #Heligoland.
#Schubert it to #music:
The #poem sung by #ElisabethSchwarzkopf is on p. 166 of the 1819 edition and reproduced below, side-by-side with the 1914 translation by #Irish critic and #poet Edward Dowden (1843-1913).The translation is close, but NOT accurate (as Dowden tries to recreate rhyme and rhythm).
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Remark. The unclear phrase 'zu jemandes Herzen sprechen' was
allegedly utilized by #Heidegger in at least one letter sent to
#HannahArendt in 1925: cf. lisa.gerda-henkel-stiftung.de/ich_muss_heute….
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Happy Birthday, Franz #Schubert! 🎉🎹🎉
Fred Rogers and Andre Watts. Solid Gold.
Horowitz. Legend isn't strong enough a term. Eleventy million eyeballs staring at him and he's giving the most intimate (and interesting) performance of this I have ever heard. #Schubert
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Ghost of Rachmaninoff plays #Rachmaninoff on a Mason and Hamlin.
Ghost of Rachmaninoff plays a #Schubert Impromptu on a Bosendorfer.
Ghost of Rachmaninoff plays #Tchaikovsky, (also) on a Bosendorfer.
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